lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Jan]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [ltt-dev] [PATCH 1/2] Make lttctl mount debugfs automatically
On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 10:30:22PM -0500, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> * Zhaolei (zhaolei@cn.fujitsu.com) wrote:
> > * From: "Mathieu Desnoyers" <compudj@krystal.dyndns.org>
> > >* Zhaolei (zhaolei@cn.fujitsu.com) wrote:
> > >> * From: "Pierre-Marc Fournier" <pierre-marc.fournier@polymtl.ca>
> > >> > Zhaolei wrote:
> > >> >> lttctl need debugfs mounted,
> > >> >> This patch make lttctl mount debugfs automatically when it is not mounted.
> > >> >>
> > >> >
> > >> > Isn't having a utility such as lttctl mount filesystems against standard
> > >> > unix semantics? Can you give an example of another standard command that
> > >> > uses a filesystem and that tries to mount it if it isn't already
> > >> > mounted?
> > >> Hello, Pierre-Marc,
> > >>
> > >> I can give a an example.
> > >> It is SystemTap.
> > >>
> > >
> > > No offence, but can you find an example which is not explicitly
> > > described as "bad taste" example by many people in the Linux kernel
> > > community ?
> > Hello, Mathieu
> >
> > I can't find another example of mounting debugfs automatically.

Have you looked? openSUSE mounts it automatically, and I think Fedora
also does so.

thanks,

greg k-h


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2009-01-14 01:01    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site