[PATCH]Write Mount Commands
Mon Sep 3 15:03:00 GMT 2001
On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 12:31:25PM -0700, Michael A. Chase wrote:
>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
That's what I would expect.
I've checked this in. It looks very nice, with one exception.
I don't think you should be displaying mount commands for the default drive
stuff, i.e. mount -f -u -t "u:" "/cygdrive/u"
Also, I wonder if it would be nicer only to quote the path specs which contain
Thanks for doing this. I've wanted something like this for a long time.
There are obviously ways to write a script to do what you've done here and
maybe that would be better unix philosophy but I still think making this
a mount option will be easier to explain to people who are interested in
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