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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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