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SubjectRe: OOM & [OT] util-linux-2.12e
 On Mon, Sep 20, wrote:

> then /etc/mtab can die. Comments? Better solutions?

Andries, /etc/mtab is obsolete since the day when /proc/self/mounts was
introduced. So, kill it today from your mount binary! TODAY. ...

Then discuss what is still missing from /proc/self/mounts:

- the 'user' option for umount must be handled in some way
- loop mounts do not map to the real filename, users cant open the
device node to run losetup on it. I think it will also get relative
path names.
- fix all broken apps that still rely on mtab. like GNU df(1)

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