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Re: [PATCH] utils/mount: canonicalize mountpoints

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [PATCH] utils/mount: canonicalize mountpoints
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2014 01:59:33 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Gabriele Giacone, le Sun 15 Jun 2014 01:28:06 +0200, a écrit :
> > Mmm, but sutils/fstab.c already does apply realpath, doesn't it?  I see
> > it doing it in fstab_find.
> In fstab_find, it just helps finding paths in fstab so that it looks
> for both input one as-is and input one realpath'ed. It would probably
> be better realpath'ing while reading fstab to fix possible malformed
> (extra '/' and '.') paths in fstab (one source) and ...
> > What would this be needed for?
> ... this one would fix malformed mount/umount input paths (another
> source. Any else? raw settrans). It would make first and last hunks in
> pbuilder.diff [0] useless.
> [0] https://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2014/06/msg00032.html

Ok, so now the goal is known.  How is it achieved?

I'm sorry, but either you explain in details, or I have to take the time
to work it out by myself, it's as simple as that.  It's already late for
me, and I have to wake up early tomorrow, etc.


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