Mount interaction with /dev & /proc entries

Christopher Faylor
Fri Jun 14 18:05:00 GMT 2002

On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 11:56:06PM +0100, Conrad Scott wrote:
>Before anyone else gets there, I'll reply to my own message (what a
>The patch I just sent for breaks (at least) find(1) on
>/proc/registry -- it doesn't descend into it at all. Sorry.
>So I've got something wrong in my understanding of the cygwin/win32
>stuff (which doesn't surprise me). It still seems that something like
>this change should be made. One difference betwen /proc and /dev is
>that the /dev fs doesn't contain any directories. I'll go look some

Conrad -- I wouldn't bother investigating this for now.

I have been sitting on the beginnings of a rewrite for the mount stuff.
I think that 1.3.12 (or whatever) should have some improvements in this

Thanks for pointing out the problem with /proc, though.  You're right that
it should still be visible during a chroot.  I'm not too worried about that
for 1.3.11, though.


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