Subject: Re: /etc/fstab: .include? (was Re: Two observations.)
To: Greywolf <>
From: Richard Rauch <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/13/2003 16:16:50
On Mon, Oct 13, 2003 at 09:24:48AM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
> Thus spake Richard Rauch ("RR> ") sometime Today...
> RR> The main one that I need is /etc/hosts, though /etc/fstab doesn't hurt.
> WAY off on a tangent, here:
> What would people think of the capability of adding a .include directive
> to /etc/fstab?


My first thought was that it sounds like a good idea.

My second thought is that I probably wouldn't benefit much from this...

> Just a thought.  Probably seems like a hack, but I know I'd find it
> useful not to have to diff/edit/cut/paste everything back into /etc/fstab.

I can see how it might be useful, though my enthusiasm for it is limited
to the abstract.

  "I probably don't know what I'm talking about."