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Re: [PATCH] settrans -gl only kills the active translator

From: Niels Möller
Subject: Re: [PATCH] settrans -gl only kills the active translator
Date: 11 May 2001 19:15:26 +0200

Neal H Walfield <neal@cs.uml.edu> writes:

>    {"recursive",   'R', 0, 0, "Shutdown its children too"},
>    {"force",       'f', 0, 0, "If it doesn't want to die, force it"},
>    {"nosync",      'S', 0, 0, "Don't sync it before killing it"},
> +  {"disconnect",  'd', 0, 0, "Disconnect the translator from the filesystem "
> +                          "(do not ask it to go away)"},

I think this help is a little confusing and hard to understand. How
would you explain the difference between --force and --disconnect to a

What does --force do in the current code? From a user perspective, I
think --force should do whatever is needed to get the translator
disappear. In this case, it should probably try to make the translator
go away nicely, and if that fails, disconnect it anyway.


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