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Re: Updated patches for mount, add umount

From: Justus Winter
Subject: Re: Updated patches for mount, add umount
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2013 23:30:49 +0200
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Quoting Samuel Thibault (2013-07-04 22:55:51)
> Justus Winter, le Thu 04 Jul 2013 18:45:35 +0200, a écrit :
> > Note that without a
> > mtab or /proc/mounts file the umount utility is not very useful,
> Mmm? In theory it should easily be able to unmount anything by just
> providing the mount point, shouldn't it?

Yes, that's the half of umount that would work. But umount also allows
one to specify the device instead of the mount point and I do not see
how to properly implement this without someone (like the mtab
translator) providing the mapping from devices to mount points and
vice versa.


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