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authorMiklos Szeredi <>2016-05-27 08:55:26 +0200
committerMiklos Szeredi <>2016-05-27 08:55:26 +0200
commit942fd803e6dfc64d32f2ae4f160b2986bc5897b8 (patch)
tree8b6f8b0d9d014a3447750fa4648ac7a0bb323148 /Documentation
parent3fe6e52f062643676eb4518d68cee3bc1272091b (diff)
ovl: update documentation
Two "fixme" items are actually fixed now. Signed-off-by: Miklos Szeredi <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/overlayfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/overlayfs.txt
index 28091457b71a..d6259c786316 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/overlayfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/overlayfs.txt
@@ -194,15 +194,6 @@ If a file with multiple hard links is copied up, then this will
"break" the link. Changes will not be propagated to other names
referring to the same inode.
-Symlinks in /proc/PID/ and /proc/PID/fd which point to a non-directory
-object in overlayfs will not contain valid absolute paths, only
-relative paths leading up to the filesystem's root. This will be
-fixed in the future.
-Some operations are not atomic, for example a crash during copy_up or
-rename will leave the filesystem in an inconsistent state. This will
-be addressed in the future.
Changes to underlying filesystems