proposal for inclusion of e2fsprogs in chapter 5

Thomas Pegg thomasp at
Mon Dec 10 18:52:58 PST 2007

Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Julio Meca Hansen wrote:

> I've lost the background on this.  Looking at util-linux, why do we need
> it at all in Chapter 5?  Can't we just build it once in Chapter 6 just
> before the first file that needs it?
 From what I remember it was so we could mount /dev/pts and /dev/shm 
inside of the chroot, but that's unnecessary now with the bind mount of 
the host's /dev. There could be more that relies on mount, not sure what 


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