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    SubjectRe: multimounting cdroms ???


    On Thu, 27 Jul 2000, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

    > This is OK with me, *IF AND ONLY IF* we don't want to add to /etc/mtab,
    > or mess around with the locks mount(8) does... I refuse to code that

    I don't see why would we want to.

    > into autofs. The C equivalent is quite nice; however, it is rather
    > unfortunate from an autofs standpoint that the "both directories or both
    > non-directories" requirement exists (autofs don't have
    > "non-directories".)

    Erm? Do you have to mount non-directories, in the first place?
    Transformations of files to directories may be _very_ confusing for
    userland - that just does not happen.


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