Re: mkisofs -U
On Tue, 23 Nov 2004, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> Bill Davidsen <email@example.com> wrote:
> > The man page indicates that the -U option "Forces on the -d, -l, -L, -N,
> > -relaxed-filenames, -allow-lowercase, -allow-multidot and -no-iso-translate flags."
> > There seems to be no way to get file versions with the -U flag, regardless
> > of the option order. The -U doc indicates that it turns off the version
> > flag, but it doesn't indicate that it prevents turning it back on with
> > -use-fileversion. While all of the actions of -U can be specified one at a
> > time, it would be *far* easier to have a way just to reenable file
> > versions.
> What is the problem with specifying the other options separately?
Technically, nothing. But manually it's a lot of typing, and if you
monitor the command, even auto-generated, many characters make for screen
clutter, wrap, and hard to read output. It would be easier reading if -U
could be used, nothing more.
bill davidsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.