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Re: Bug#255716: ITP: libpmount -- Portable mount library

On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 04:48:10PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name    : libpmount
>   Version         : 0.0.1
>   Upstream Author : Myself.
> * License         : LGPL
>   Description     : Portable mount library
> This library implements functions pmount() and pumount() as wrappers to the
> real mount/umount2/unmount/whatever unportable interfaces on each platform.
> Its goal is to provide a consistent interface application programmers can
> rely on for mounting and umounting filesystems without having to address
> kernel-related portability problems.
> Preliminar work in http://people.debian.org/~rmh/pmount/

This needs Hurd extensions. Any takers?

Robert Millan

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