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bug#10363: df vs. long-named /dev/disk/by-uuid/... file system device na
bug#10363: df vs. long-named /dev/disk/by-uuid/... file system device names
Tue, 03 Jan 2012 17:26:18 +0100
Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 01/03/2012 03:58 PM, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
>> + df, with no non-option argument and recent enough kernel/tools, would
>> + print a long UUID-including file system name, pushing second and
>> + columns far to the right. Now, when that long name refers to a symlink,
>> + df prints the usually-short referent instead.
> I would change this:
> s/would print a long UUID-including file system name/
> could print long UUID-including file system names/
> I usually try to make the first line of the NEWS entry a summary, like:
> df avoids long UUID-including file system names, in the default listing.
> On recent enough kernel/tools, these long names can be used, pushing second
> and subsequent columns far to the right. Now, when a long name refers
> to a symlink, and no file systems are specified, df prints the
> usually-short referent instead.
Thanks. I prefer your wording, too.