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Re: [PATCH] stat: add --list-fstypes option for listing known file syste

From: Bernhard Voelker
Subject: Re: [PATCH] stat: add --list-fstypes option for listing known file system types
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2013 17:07:55 +0200
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On 08/07/2013 11:34 PM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 08/07/2013 09:17 PM, Bernhard Voelker wrote:
>> WDYT about a new option for stat(1) to list all known file system types?

> I'm not sure how generally useful that is?
> Also the tail(1) thing is currently an implementation detail
> best not exposed I think.

Hi Padraig,

you're right, such a list is not much of use.  It probably would
have made most sense in the texi documentation, but even there,
the gain is not too much.

This idea came to my mind when reading the df(1) documentation
where we write a lot about FSTYPEs.  And I thought it might be worth
for some users to have such a list at hand.
Yes, stat(1) is not the best place for it.


Have a nice day,

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