[arch-dev-public] new mount in testing

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Feb 24 12:18:06 EST 2012

Am 24.02.2012 18:13, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
> With util-linux-2.21 we have switched to a new implementation of
> mount, based on the libmount library. We have tested this in the
> release candidates for some weeks, and it seems good to go.

I would like to point out that upstream considers this "experimental" at
this point.

> However, I intend to keep util-linux in testing longer than normal
> just in case. Please keep an eye out for oddities, especially if you
> are using mount in any non-standard ways that we might not have
> tested.

Gerardo will not be happy about this delay (he needs the new losetup).
What about pushing 2.21-1 with "old mount" to core quickly and then
putting 2.21-2 with "new mount" into testing?

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