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Re: fsck's -T option syntax

On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 05:25:28PM +0100, Edgar Fu? wrote:
 > What's the intended way to pass "-x /var/db" to fsck_ffs from fsck?
 > The manpage made me think that "-Tffs:-x,/var/db" was the right thing, 
 > but that passes "-x -o /var/db". Is this a bug or a feature?
 > Yes, I can circumvent this with "-Tffs:-x/var/db", which passes "-x/var/db".

That sounds like behavior left over from when the fs-independent fsck
wrapper was cloned from the fs-independent mount wrapper, and I'd say
it's a bug.

David A. Holland

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