Bug#686895: initscripts: /forcefsck: fsck -f undefined (e2fsck-ism)

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Sat Mar 9 16:43:12 GMT 2019

[2019-03-07 15:15] Pierre Ynard <linkfanel at yahoo.fr>
> > Sounds reasonable. Will you make patch?
> What does ext* expand to, what's the list of ext filesystem types for
> which we want to honor forcefsck? ext2, ext3 and ext4?

As you convincingly remarked below, we may want honor `test -f /forcecheck'
for every filesystem, whose `fsck' supports `-f' option. As far as I
follow the thread, it is:

	ext2 ext3 ext4 reiserfs

But I really want to have some transition plan to get rid of
/forcecheck, something like:

 * buster+1: big deprecation warning
 * buster+2: /forcecheck is ignored, big warning is printed
 * buster+3: /forcecheck is ignored silently.

It is 6 years plan, oh. But I do not know how to move things gracefully
and /fast/.
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