[lfs-book] [LFS Trac] #3215: Coreutils-8.20

LFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 30 09:19:03 PDT 2012

#3215: Coreutils-8.20
 Reporter:  matthew@…                     |       Owner:  matthew@…                   
     Type:  enhancement                   |      Status:  assigned                    
 Priority:  normal                        |   Milestone:  7.3                         
Component:  Book                          |     Version:  SVN                         
 Severity:  normal                        |    Keywords:                              

Comment(by bdubbs@…):

 Replying to [comment:7 matthew@…]:
 > Replying to [comment:6 bdubbs@…]:
 > > My problem with a symlinked mtab is that I can't tell what the root
 partition is:
 > ...
 > > rootfs and /dev/root don't tell me anything.
 > But if 'mount' and 'df' and similar tools show you the right output,
 does it really matter that 'cat /etc/mtab' or 'cat /proc/mounts' doesn't?

 I agree that the proper output from mount or df would remove my objection.
 However, that has not been my experience in the past.

Ticket URL: <http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/ticket/3215#comment:8>
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