Command `mount -a` causing repeated mounts

Michael Abbott michael at
Thu Dec 10 21:04:08 UTC 2009

On Thu, 10 Dec 2009, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 December 2009 08:54, Michael Abbott wrote:
> > My other thought is that the error message should be filtered on the 
> > verbose flag, which is what util-linux does.  Here is a patch for that:
> Applied, thanks.

> BTW, did you actually tested that it works for you now?
Yes, it works a treat :)

> > Do you have any feeling for when there will be a 1.15.3 release?  
> > Version .2 has suddenly acquired a lot of patches!
> This weekend?
> > A note on the patch directory 
> > ( There is no way to tell 
> > what order the patches need to be applied, perhaps there ought to be a 
> > sequence number after the version number?  Also, there is no 
> > description on each patch of what it does: it would really help, if 
> > nothing else, to add the associated commit message to the patch, or 
> > the appropriate snippet from the e-mail that generated it.
> > 
> > Of course, mostly the patches don't overlap, so maybe my query about 
> > sequence number is immaterial.  However another strange note is that 
> > every time a new patch is added the "Last modified" date updates for 
> > all patches (to the same date), so it's hard for me to spot which ones 
> > are new (and of course, if the date was sensible, I could use that for 
> > ordering).
> I do not plan to pile up so many patches that these considerations are 
> important. If you ask these questions, it means it's definitely time for 
> 1.15.3 :)

Heh.  Sounds good to me.

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