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Re: Hurd Network?

On Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 03:34:10PM +0000, M.C. Vernon wrote:
> You edit your script (cross-install) to exec ./fstabmake /hurd where /hurd
> is the name of the hurd partition that was passed to the script. I'll
> write some nice clean C that takes that argument, looks at the return of
> mount (or makes the appropriate syscalls), and creates a vanilla
> /etc/fstab.

No C. I can easily write it in bash shell, that's not the problem. It's just that
it will not work for file systems in a file. We need a fallback. I can make
the script ask a question or give a warning and provide a dummy fstab.
> It seems a little bit of a cop-out to say "We can't produce an /etc/fstab,
> so you'll have to do it yourself"

You are right. In 90%, it can be done, so let's do it.


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