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SubjectRe: About /etc/mtab and /proc/mounts
On Thursday 27 February 2003 07:40, Kasper Dupont wrote:
> Miles Bader wrote:
> > Kasper Dupont <> writes:

> > > My suggestion would be to change it from /etc/mtab to /mtab.d/mtab.
> >
> > Please, no. don't pollute the root (_especially_ with little one-use
> > directories like that).
> Unfortunately it is the best solution I can come up with.
> > /var is clearly the right place for this;
> Is it?

I would recommend to replace /etc/mtab with a pseudo-FS like Sun did
for /etc/mnttab:

# uname -rs
SunOS 5.8
# mount -p
mnttab - /etc/mnttab mntfs - no dev=39c0000

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revolution." (V.K. von Plehve, Russian Minister of Interior on the eve of
the Russo-Japanese war.)

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