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Re: AW: AW: how to update /hurd/ext2fs?

ams@kemisten.nu writes:

>    > 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
> though.

I have no particular idea about which way it should go.  Prompting the
way rm does seems for unwritable files harmless to me.  

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