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SubjectRe: About /etc/mtab and /proc/mounts
Joseph Wenninger wrote:
>
> Hi
>
> Am Don, 2003-02-27 um 07.40 schrieb Kasper Dupont:
> > Miles Bader wrote:
> > >
> > > Kasper Dupont <kasperd@daimi.au.dk> writes:
> > > > I don't think you can put all the information from /etc/mtab
> > > > into /proc/mounts without breaking compatibility.
> > >
>
> For KDE 3.1 I've written a mount watcher, which checks the modification
> time of the /etc/mtab to recognize mount/unmount activity, which broke
> for linux from scratch( for now, they have updated there install
> instructions), because they linked to /proc/mounts, which doesn't seem
> to support mtime.

It seems the mtime of anything under /proc simply gives the current time.
Would that be hard to change? And would anything break if /proc/mounts
gave the time of the last change? It shouldn't be a major problem to
record the time of the last sucessfull mount, remount, or unmount.

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