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Re: /etc/fstab.d yes or not

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On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 10:07:20PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> 
> So with a good coding hat on - please don't consider fstab API, it's got
> a programming interface 8). Otherwise I agree fstab.d is wrong.
> 

It has a programming interface for reading, but other programs can do
modify (and read) the file directly.  If some joker decided to change
the formatting of /etc/fstab from tab-delimeted to some crazy XML
encoding, I am certain things would break.

					- Ted
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