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Re: ibook troubles after dist-upgrade



On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 02:06:20PM +0200, Thomas Winischhofer wrote:
> /etc/mtab is no configuration file. This file is used by the mount 
> command to store the currently mounted devices. It is written to 
> everytime you mount/unmount a device.

Just out of curiosity, why isn't /etc/mtab in the var directory instead?

I would think /var/mtab or some other directory in /var would make more
sense.

Any unix history on this?
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