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Re: Bug#669647: ITP: hurd-cvsfs -- CVS virtual filesystem for the GNU Hurd

Simon McVittie, le Mon 23 Apr 2012 17:04:50 +0100, a écrit :
> On 23/04/12 10:20, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > [Hurd has] an incomplete procfs already.  It doesn't have /proc/mounts,
> > because it's not a trivial thing to implement: since mounts are
> > distributed, there is no central place where filesystems are to be
> > recorded.
> For what it's worth, the same is true on Linux, because each process can
> potentially be in its own mount namespace.

It's not as profound as on the Hurd.  In the Hurd, a process doesn't even
know what translator it will meet before actually meeting it.  That's
actually part of making things a lot flexible.


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