Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 09/11/1996 20:39:35
On Sep 11, 3:09pm, firstname.lastname@example.org (Jason Thorpe) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
| On 11 Sep 1996 20:40:02 -0000
| source@NetBSD.ORG wrote:
| > christos
| > Wed Sep 11 16:35:16 EDT 1996
| > Update of /cvsroot/src/sbin/fsck_msdos
| > In directory netbsd1:/var/slash-tmp/cvs-serv10952
| > Modified Files:
| > main.c fsck_msdos.8
| > Log Message:
| > Document -p (preen) option. If there are no filesystems specified on the
| > command line, get them from /etc/fstab when we are preening.
| It's awesome that we have the fsck wrapper now!
| Hmm, but I can't help but wonder if it would be better to but the fstab
| goo into the wrapper, and simply have it invoke the appropriate fsck_xxx
| for each line it finds? Then we could rip all that code out of the
| back-ends. I think this is how mount(8) does it.
I thought about that for quite a while. I finally decided that there was
no good way to implement the -p (preen) option if we did things like that.
I looked that the code and there is just a few lines to traverse /etc/fstab,
so I decided to do it this way.