Re: AW: AW: how to update /hurd/ext2fs?
> > So, should "settrans" refuse to set a translator if the
> > translating program (in this case /dev/hd1s1) is not executable
> > or is there any reason not to do this?
> It seems reasonable to make it refuse unless you give it a -f
> option; or perhaps prompt for confirmation the way rm does if you
> try to remove an unwritable file.
> I hope you don't mean that settrans should prompt by default, cause
> that is just silly. A --interactive switch might be a good idea
I have no particular idea about which way it should go. Prompting the
way rm does seems for unwritable files harmless to me.