[arch-projects] [initscripts] needs update (WAS: [arch-dev-public] new mount in testing)

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Feb 24 16:43:09 EST 2012

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
<vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
> On 02/24/2012 02:18 PM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> 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?
> I can wait, no problem for me.
> Anyway I remember, that Dave says something about  "new mount" will be
> disabled for 2.21, and enabled in 2.21.1.
> I can remember that this "new mount" causes "-a" works in different way than
> "classic mount" (but is an expected behaviour), and initscripts should be
> updated to reflect it. (its shows a non-harm FAIL)

Thanks for this, I discussed it in #util-linux, and this will be
changed there to revert to the old behavior (see my revert commit to
initscripts for details)


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