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

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Thu Mar 7 14:45:19 GMT 2019

control: tags -1 +fixed-upstream

[2019-03-05 11:56] Jesse Smith <jessefrgsmith at yahoo.ca>
> >>> [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.
> I have expanded the fstab-decode page a little and put in a reference to
> the fstab(5) page.

Good. Looking forward next release.
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