Subject: Re: Moving (some) fs kernel code under sys/fs/ ?
To: None <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/17/2001 18:48:17
> The problem with the name "cdfs" is that it assumes that there's only
> one file system format that goes on CD-ROMs.
> people have shipped UFS, HFS, and almost certainly other file system
> formats (in addition to ISO-9660) on CD-ROMs.

Why can't we have an (optional?) test for different filesystems that
is handled by mount(8)?  And even perhaps an fstyp(8)(?)?  I know that
it would make my life a fraction easier on occasion, and I expect it
would help most people.  It's not like we can't differentiate reasonably


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