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[Libguestfs] Bind mounts



The test program below demonstrates how to use bind mounts to mount a
subdirectory over the root directory.  It is using the debug backdoor,
but I guess we could consider adding a bind-mount API instead.

[Note that guestfs_mount_options doesn't work because it expects the
third argument to be a device, not a directory name.]

Rich.

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guestfish -N fs -m /dev/sda1 <<EOF
  mkdir /root
  touch /root/test

  # Use -o rbind if there are submounts.
  debug sh "mount -o bind /sysroot/root /sysroot"

  ls /
  # The above command prints "test" as expected.

  # Check that umount-all still works.
  umount-all
  debug sh "grep /sysroot /proc/mounts ||:"
EOF


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