Subject: Re: kern/1781: 'magic' symbolic link expansion
To: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@BALVENIE.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/23/1995 15:19:31
> cgd's magiclinks stuff includes...
> > To get this behaviour for the root file system at 'mountroot' time,
> > the ROOTFS_MAGICLINKS kernel option is provided.  If used, the root
> > file system will be mounted with MNT_MAGICLINKS set.
> Wouldn't it be better to provide a ROOT_MNT_OPTIONS config option, akin
> to the NFS_BOOT_OPTIONS that's already there, rather than having to
> provide a separate config option for each MNT_ option you might want
> for the root?

perhaps; this is just a sample implementation, really.