Re: quick scripting 'is /P/Q mounted'
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 03:56:00PM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> On 2018-03-13 at 15:39, Joe wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:49:56 +0100 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> That test can be spoofed, however, by the creation of a directory with
> the same name (and/or other characteristics) under the mount point while
> the mount is not active.
Yes, but in most use cases one would not be worried about malicious
actions, you are trying to protect against cock-ups.
> Even if you don't think anything malicious is ever going to try to spoof
> this in whatever case is at hand, can you be sure no script (or, for
> that matter, user) will ever attempt to create that directory under the
> mistaken impression that the mount is active?
Yeah, that's a fair point though.