[RFC] using mountpoint for mountkernfs/mountfs

Nathan Coulson conathan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 15:26:24 PST 2005


On Wed, 05 Jan 2005 23:00:04 +0000, Matthew Burgess
<matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> > Matthew Burgess wrote:
> >
> >> I don't think POSIX defines /proc at all (I *think* it's a Linux only
> >> invention),
> >
> >
> > This doesn't mean anything as far as POSIX is concerned, but /proc is
> > definitely not Linux only.  Whatever version of Solaris we used at
> > college had a /proc directory.
> 
> Yeah, what I was trying to imply/infer/possibly incorrectly argue was
> that if sys/stat.h is defined by POSIX, and POSIX *doesn't* also define
> /proc then a POSIX compliant sys/stat.h can't possibly rely on/make use
> of /proc, or can it?  Please note I've not even seen the POSIX spec -
> this is all just potentially very foolish and/or dangerous assumptions
> on my part.
> 
> Matt.

*shrug*, one way to find out if montpoint works without /proc.  I'll
test it once my build is done

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