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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH 2/2] sysprep: remove blkid tab in the guest



On 05/09/2012 07:49 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:

> On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 06:08:55PM +0800, Wanlong Gao wrote:
>> +    let files = g#glob_expand "/etc/blkid/*tab*" in
> 
> Good idea in principle, but you have to delete the file in a few more
> places:
> 
>   /var/run/blkid.tab
>   /etc/blkid/blkid.tab
>   /etc/blkid.tab       # older debian
>   /dev/.blkid.tab      # newer debian
> 
> AND! ... you have to check that the file you're going to remove isn't
> a symbolic link.  Because at least on some versions of debian,
> /etc/blkid.tab is a symlink, and you *don't* want to remove it.
> 
> There is a g#is_symlink function for checking if a path is a symlink:
> 
> http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_is_symlink



Yeah, I see, thank you, I'll update the patch tomorrow.


Wanlong Gao

> 
> Rich.
> 



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