Subject: Re: integrating /etc/changelist into mtree
To: Rob Windsor <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-security
Date: 05/03/2001 23:14:29
On Thu, 3 May 2001, Rob Windsor wrote:
> The problem with that is that mtree doesn't grok "#.*$" as a valid comment
> (using ERE to illustrate my point).  At least it didn't the last I checked.
> Otherwise, that would pretty much fall within the request of my PR.

From mtree manpage:

     Empty lines and lines whose first non-whitespace character is a hash mark
     (``#'') are ignored.

Maybe mtree needs some fixing then...

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>