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For questions concerning the Overlay Filesystem, which was included in Linux kernel 3.18.

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I have found the overlayfs-tools project which implements a useful set of tools (diff, merge and vacuum). It requires the overlay to be unmounted so is an offline-only solution. It is a good proof …
answered Sep 23 '17 by ejm
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, once O has been redirected to o2, we can remount o1 read-only as a precaution, then perform an offline merge using for example rdiffdir or overlayfs-tools. Finally, we would want some way to …
answered Sep 23 '17 by ejm
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Another offline solution I've come up with is using rdiffdir to create a patch with the overlay mounted, then unmount and apply it. This solution requires the intermediate step of storing the patch so …
answered Sep 23 '17 by ejm