cvs commit: src/usr.bin/locate/locate

Alfred Perlstein alfred at
Wed Oct 17 08:26:32 PDT 2007

* Dag-Erling Sm??rgrav <des at> [071017 05:33] wrote:
> Alfred Perlstein <alfred at> writes:
> > Ceri Davies <ceri at> writes:
> > > While userland can tell if a filesystem is pseudo or not, (see
> > > lsvfs), I'm not sure that we can reliably tell whether a device is
> > > removable or not (cf. my camera, USB key, iPod, etc.).
> > fstab(5) gives some hints, "noauto" would be a giveaway as well as
> > value of 0 for 'fs_passno' is also a hint.
> No, fs_passno is pretty much always zero except for UFS / UFS2.

That is because we do not have checkers for the filesystems
which we should.
- Alfred Perlstein

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