Subject: Re: bin/2893: Prettier df listings with long nfs mounts.
To: der Mouse <mouse@Holo.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Christian Kuhtz <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/27/1996 17:54:56
On Sun, 27 Oct 1996 05:57:48 -0500, der Mouse
> I don't like that; it means that scripts that parse df output, scripts
> that work on other systems, will mysteriously break when moved to
> NetBSD.  (Of course, such scripts will also break when moved to SunOS
> and similar systems, so this is a relatively weak argument.)

Nah, your argument is pretty strong, as SunOS can hardly be considered a  
well-behaved POSIX'y OS.  Yet another case were a weak implementation makes  
a weak argument mighty strong. ;-)


Christian Kuhtz <>, office:
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