bin/126324: [patch] rc.d/tmp: Prevent mounting /tmp in second time

Alex Kozlov spam at
Thu Aug 7 18:50:06 UTC 2008

The following reply was made to PR bin/126324; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Alex Kozlov <spam at>
To: Kris Kennaway <kris at>, bug-followup at,
	spam at
Subject: Re: bin/126324: [patch] rc.d/tmp: Prevent mounting /tmp in second
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2008 21:49:03 +0300

 On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 07:25:49PM +0200, Kris Kennaway wrote:
 > Alex Kozlov wrote:
 > > Well, as alternative We can just don't touch /tmp if it already mounted.
 > This is much better on general grounds.
 I post patch for review soon.
 > > This also prevent md device leak at least until bin/114468 will be
 > > resolved.
 > I don't like that PR since it introduces a layering violation, and 
 > doesn't come with a justification of why it is necessary.
 > Utilities that operate on filesystems shouldn't have knowledge about a 
 > particular kind of backing store.
 I agree that this solution is a little ugly but also true that We need
 a simple way to garbage collect md devices.
 Current way is even more ugly:
 md=$(mount |grep ${mp}|cut -f1 -d' '); umount ${mp}; mdconfig -d -u ${md}

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