cvs commit: src/lib/libufs type.c

Ceri Davies ceri at
Fri Mar 16 11:16:13 UTC 2007

On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 03:13:29AM +0000, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> pjd         2007-03-16 03:13:29 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     lib/libufs           type.c 
>   Log:
>   The ufs_disk_fillout(3) can take special device name (with or without /dev/
>   prefix) as an argument and mount point path. At the end it has to find
>   device name file system is stored on, which means when mount point path is
>   given, it tries to look into /etc/fstab and find special device
>   corresponding to the given mount point. This is not perfect, because it
>   doesn't handle the case when file system is mounted by hand and mount point
>   is given as an argument.
>   I found this problem while trying to use snapinfo(8), which passes mount
>   points to the ufs_disk_fillout(3) function, but I had file system mounted
>   manually, so snapinfo(8) was exiting with the error below:
>           ufs_disk_fillout: No such file or directory
>   I modified libufs(3) to handle those arguments (the order is important):
>   1. special device with /dev/ prefix
>   2. special device without /dev/ prefix
>   3. mount point listed in /etc/fstab, directory exists
>   4. mount point listed in /etc/fstab, directory doesn't exist
>   5. mount point of a file system mounted by hand

Is there any chance that this, or the related snapinfo commit, fixes
PR 94635?

That must be wonderful!  I don't understand it at all.
                                                  -- Moliere
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