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Re: libquota proposal

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 02:21:26PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
 > > (also, edquota and repquota seem fs-independent to me...)
 > no, they're not: they can directly the quota1 file specified in the
 > fstab if quotactl fails or the filesystem is not mounted.

That's a bug, or more accurately legacy behavior that doesn't need to
be supported. Once upon a time (IIRC) df used to fall back to opening
the block device and examining ffs structures directly; that was
removed because it violated desirable abstractions.

David A. Holland

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