Subject: Re: /sbin/umount should support umount_* (PR#698)
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/26/2003 11:37:41
On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Charles M. Hannum wrote:

[CMH: Perhaps it makes sense to put a PID in the "mount arguments" handed to
[CMH: the kernel, and have umount(8) check that.  This could be useful for
[CMH: shutting down some other types of file systems as well (AFS and some
[CMH: FTP translators come to mind).
[CMH: It also means you don't have to worry about where to store and how to
[CMH: name "PID files" for each mount.  :-)

Don't we do this for mount_mfs currently?  I thought this was what
the ${FSTYPE}:${PID} notation was all about.

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