[PATCH]Write Mount Commands

Michael A. Chase mchase@ix.netcom.com
Mon Sep 3 12:37:00 GMT 2001


Here's the patch to mount to tell it to write the commands needed to
re-create the current mount table.

Users of Win9x might be confused if they create the commands from a bash
prompt and then try to run the resulting file from command.com.  In my
system (which has binary mount points),
   mount -m > file
produced a file with NL line endings which command.com chokes on.  Running
the same command from the MSDOS prompt produced a file with CRLF line
endings.
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Changelog:

2001-09-03  Michael A Chase <mchase@ix.netcom.com>

    * mount.cc (longopts): Add mount-commands to options list.
               (usage): Add mount-commands option.
               (mount_commands): New function writes commands to recreate
                                 current mounts.

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