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SubjectRe: About /etc/mtab and /proc/mounts
jw schultz <> writes:
> /etc/mtab is a hack. I suspect it was done so that fsck, df
> and umount wouldn't have to read /dev/kmem. We now have
> much better ways to get data out of the kernel.

Oh, I very much agree. I'm just trying to say that it's not really any
worse than the _other_ stupid hacks being suggested...

I think making /proc/{mount,mtab,...,whatever} work correctly is
certainly the best thing to do.

"1971 pickup truck; will trade for guns"
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