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Re: some more JOBS



On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 08:38:49PM +0200, Steinar Hamre wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 09:49:05AM -0700, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 04:56:12PM +0200, Steinar Hamre wrote:

> > If you truly want to fix this code, you should get the POSIX standard
> > extended so that it defines interfaces to check if a certain fstype
> > number is a supported filesystem type and what string (name) it maps to.
> 
> The main problem here is that there is not (to my knowlegde) any POSIX
> standard describing statfs/statvfs at all.  (See, not even the name is
> standardized!)

Like I mentioned in a previous message. SUSv2 defines statvfs but
not statfs. And I couldn't find any specifications on what type
of values the f_fsid member can have. So OS's are free to define
whatever names they want for different filesystem types.

Igor



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