[pacman-dev] mtab required to install packages; intended behaviour?

VMiklos vmiklos at frugalware.org
Wed Dec 6 07:35:00 EST 2006

On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 12:01:33PM +0100, Alex <kth5 at archlinuxppc.org> wrote:
> space left. Come to think of it, `df -h` doesn't really say anything cos 
> of missing mtab. Is this intended?

yes, getmntent() is used to determine if there is enough free space
available before downloading any package. from the manage of

       These routines are used to access the file system description file /etc/fstab and the mounted file  sys-
       tem description file /etc/mtab.

so i think so :)

udv / greetings,

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