Re: namespace question

From: cspalletta
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 13:44:19 EST

---- Mike Waychison <mikew@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> cspalletta@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > I don't believe the following to be an error, but I am curious how it occurs:
> >
> > Running a kernel module using dpath iteratively on the mnt_mountpoint member ... I get a curious doubling of the mount point names:

>> proc /proc/proc proc
>> sysfs /sys/sys sysfs
>> devpts /dev/pts/dev/pts devpts
>> tmpfs /dev/shm/dev/shm tmpfs
>> /dev/hda1 /boot/boot ext2
>> usbfs /proc/bus/usb/bus/usb usbfs

> Using the same algorithm with mnt_root produces correct results.

> > dentry = dget(vfsmnt_ptr->mnt_mountpoint);
> should be:
> dentry = dget(vfsmnt_ptr->mnt_root);

Yes I pointed that out above - what I want to know is why the doubling of the names for mnt_mntpoint. It must be used for something, I suppose.
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