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Bug#694624: /usr/sbin/xfs_freeze: freezes under lying (root) filesystem

To: Patrick Emblen <support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, 694624@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Bug#694624: /usr/sbin/xfs_freeze: freezes under lying (root) filesystem if mountpoint is not currently mounted
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:04:42 -0500
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It probably makes sense to only allow it for mountpoints, then again
I fear people might already be using it differently in existing scripts.

Maybe be should add an -s / --strict option that forces it to only work
on mountpoints?

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