NAME
stub – provide mount point stubs

SYNOPSIS
aux/stub [ –Dd ] path/name

DESCRIPTION
Aux/stub union mounts itself before path in the name space. It serves a file system containing a single entry, name, with file mode 0. The intent is to provide a place to bind or mount other resources. The options are:
D    print all 9P messages
d    make name a directory; by default it is a file

EXAMPLE
Use stub and sshnet (see ssh(1)) to create a new network protocol ``mit'' that is actually TCP tunneled via SSH to a machine at MIT:
% sshnet –m /net.alt amsterdam.lcs.mit.edu
% aux/stub –d /net/mit
% bind /net.alt/tcp /net/mit
% con –l mit!plan9.bell–labs.com!whoami
connected to mit!plan9.bell–labs.com!whoami on /net/mit/0
i am 135.104.24.16 sysname achille you are 18.26.4.9 port 1248
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SOURCE
/sys/src/cmd/aux/stub.c

SEE ALSO
mntgen(4)
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