Space saver: mount --bind mention in the book?

Ian Molton spyro at
Tue Oct 1 05:07:13 PDT 2002

On Tue, 1 Oct 2002 11:36:29 +0000 (UTC)
ewt at (Eddie Olsson) wrote:

> Hi Ian
> Maybe a use case would help in understanding the problem with the
> mount --bind approach:

Feel free...

> mostly servers (which is irrellevant, but let's
> try and be a bit social here, too, eh? :)

Im autistic. Im not allowed to do social ;-)

> . Now, if I were to use
> /usr/src on the workstation as the /usr/src on the LFS partition
> aswell by using mount --bind, I wouldn't have access to those files
> after I'd moved the harddrive.

I fail to see the problem. I never use those sources once Ive built the
LFS system. In fact, I used to just delete them afterwards (they use a
lot of space!)
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