svn commit: r186504 - head/sbin/mount

David O'Brien obrien at
Sat Jan 10 20:15:44 PST 2009

On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 07:06:18PM +0100, Christoph Mallon wrote:
> I'm pretty sure $SUPERNATURAL_BEING_OF_YOUR_CHOICE killed a kitten for the 
> ugly hack you added to mount. The moment you overflow a buffer, you are in 
> no man's land and there's no escape. I appended a patch, which solves this 
> issue once and for all: The argv array gets dynamically expanded, when its 
> limit is reached.
> Please - for all kittens out there - commit this patch.

Hi Christoph,
Unfortunately your patch doesn't work.

For a 'ufs' file system listed in /etc/fstab
    $ umount /foo
    $ mount /foo

Does not work.

I've committed a different patch.

-- David  (obrien at
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is top-posting (putting a reply at the top of the message) frowned upon?
Let's not play "Jeopardy-style quoting"

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