Shouldn't GNU tar be ignoring /proc with --one-file-system?
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Fri Nov 18 17:27:20 UTC 2011
On 18/11/2011 17:18, Michael Sierchio wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 8:59 AM, Daniel Staal <DStaal at usa.net> wrote:
>> > /proc is a file on /. /proc/* are files on /proc. The former is still on
>> > the root filesystem (if only as a directory stub to be used as a
>> > mountpoint), so reading it isn't leaving that filesystem. Reading
>> > anything *in* it would be.
>> > Just a thought.
> And a good one. Yes, that's it. It isn't crossing the mount point,
> but the mount point is part of the root filesystem.
I find it quite astonishing that /proc would deliberately behave
differently to *every other* filesystem available. The mountpoint
should belong to the filesystem mounted on it.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate
JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk Kent, CT11 9PW
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