2011/11/1 Michael Tokarev <email@example.com>:
> But whole approach - trying to canonicalize the path this way -
> is most likely wrong. It shouldn't be needed for the kernel
> since it will do path resolution internally anyway during
> mount. And it breaks various pseudo filesystems, incl.
> tmpfs, aufs, nfs, etc, where the device part of mount operation
> is not really a pathname.
So let's just not canonicalize it then. Would you like a new patch to do that?
(FYI, FreeBSD mount canonicalizes, but it might be gratuitous there too)