Bug#567071: what is the purpose of fstab-decode

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Tue Mar 5 14:08:42 GMT 2019

[ Jonathan de Boyne Pollard ]
> > [Dmitry Bogatov]
> > Also, reference to fstab(5) and this particular paragraph may be useful:
> Not as much as you would think.  The idiosyncratic encoding applies to 
> more than just that 1 field, and encodes more than what is stated, but 
> does not generalize to octal escaping as one might guess.

fstab(5) may be not perfect, but it still contains information. I
believe adding fstab(5) to SEE-ALSO of fstab-decode(8) would be useful.
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