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Re: Output badformat of "df -h" & "df -T"

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Output badformat of "df -h" & "df -T"
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 11:05:54 +0100
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Pádraig Brady <address@hidden> writes:

> This should not be controlled by -P I think.
> At least this feature should only be enabled if isatty(1).
> Otherwise scripts that don't use this non obvious option
> will break as new devices are added to the system.

The option is specified by POSIX for exactly this purpose.  Without it
you can get wildly different output on various systems anyway.


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