setup drops mount?
Mon Nov 13 09:35:00 GMT 2000
--- DJ Delorie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > D: /var system binmode
> > the last entry is not there anymore when setup finishes.
> There are certain key mounts that setup removes always, /var is one of
> them. If you look in install.cc, you'll see the whole list:
> remove_mount ("/");
> remove_mount ("/usr");
> remove_mount ("/usr/bin");
> remove_mount ("/usr/lib");
> remove_mount ("/var");
> remove_mount ("/lib");
> remove_mount ("/bin");
> remove_mount ("/etc");
> create_mount ("/", root_dir, istext, issystem);
> create_mount ("/usr/bin", concat (root_dir, "/bin", 0), istext, issystem);
> create_mount ("/usr/lib", concat (root_dir, "/lib", 0), istext, issystem);
> This is done to ensure that the resulting setup works smoothly for all
Should we now modify this to conditionally remove these based on whether the
installation is into a new root directory? If I'm updating I would be very
upset to learn that my now mounted /bin directory had been removed. I have it
mounted per CGF's suggestion for cygexec bit switch.
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