Subject: Re: MSDOSFS and newfs...
To: Ask Dr. Stupid <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/13/1997 11:09:55
Ask Dr. Stupid writes:
> BUT it would be real nice if newfs would look at the partition type and
> if it's not 4.2BSD, complain or at least ask if you _really_ wanted to
> do that.
> I could put this into a patch and send-pr it, if there are other interested
> parties and not too much objection.  It was annoying, to say the least.

Please do. Make the "force" option an option, IMHO, so that scripts
can use it.