Patch to make mount follow a symlink at /etc/mtab

Ian Jackson iwj at
Wed Jan 10 17:07:53 GMT 2007

Jason Straight writes ("Patch to make mount follow a symlink at /etc/mtab"):

I haven't read the patch but the description sounds correct.


> intelikey on #kubuntu came up with the idea of using a sudo wrapper for 
> umount, which would work, but would introduce a small security issue of 
> someone being crafty with the sudo use.

userv is IMO the right answer to this problem but then I would say
that :-).


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