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Old 06-24-2012, 10:53 PM
Ben Hutchings
Default Bug#663067: btrfs: filenames collide with snapshot/subvolume names

On Thu, 2012-06-14 at 12:28 +0200, David Sterba wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 05:34:29AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > ?????????????? (Giorgos?) reports:
> > > Namely, being inside a snapshot directory, I can't create a file/directory
> > > with the name of the snapshot directory.
> > >
> > > For example, inside /mnt/aSnap, I can't create a file named 'aSnap', so I'm
> > > filling this bug report.
> >
> > It seems that the snapshot directory is partially created before the
> > snapshot is taken, so that the snapshot directory half-exists (can be
> > looked up, but doesn't appear in listings) inside the snapshot itself.
> I think it's this one, not merged so far (author CCed)
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-btrfs/msg15195.html

Thanks, that sounds like it addresses this. I'll wait for that patch or
another fix to be applied, as I am not able to assess whether it's


Ben Hutchings
I say we take off; nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.

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