unionfs does not allow mount option delete=all

Bug #445673 reported by Colin Ian King on 2009-10-07
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24 (Ubuntu)
Medium
Colin Ian King

Bug Description

SRU Justification:

Impact: Hardy does not allow unionfs mounts to be mounted using the delete=all option. Instead, it defaults to using white listing which can cause problems when thousands of files are created and deleted which can use up all available inodes.

Fix: With this option set, the user can specify an additional mount option to get a different behavior. The default is unchanged.

Testcase: Have limited inodes on a unionfs mount and delete many files.

Changed in linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24 (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Colin King (colin-king)
Colin Ian King (colin-king) wrote :
Changed in linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24 (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Stefan Bader (smb) on 2009-12-08
description: updated

Accepted linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24 into hardy-proposed, the package will build now and be available in a few hours. Please test and give feedback here. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you in advance!

tags: added: verification-needed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24 - 2.6.24-26.44

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linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24 (2.6.24-26.44) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [Colin Ian King]

  * unionfs: enable delete=all mount option
    - LP: #445673
 -- Stefan Bader <email address hidden> Tue, 08 Dec 2009 11:36:29 +0100

Changed in linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24 (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Copied to hardy-updates after confirmation from Stefan Bader.

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