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RE: [MiNT] MiNTLib 0.52.3b

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Martin-Eric Racine [SMTP:q-funk@pp.fishpool.com]
> Sent:	Thursday, August 05, 1999 9:04 AM
> To:	kellis
> Cc:	MiNT mailing list
> Subject:	Re: [MiNT] MiNTLib 0.52.3b
> > If it ain't broken, don't fix it.
> Well, it _is_ broken.  Right now, one cannot even mount drives
> using fstab, since minixfs 0.70, so...
And why does this mean it's broken? I know you're a big fan of fstab Q-Funk,
but I honestly can't see what the attraction is. fstab is old-fashioned,
cumbersome, rigid and static, and inferior to the mechanism we already have
in MiNT. What benefits are there in having fstab? What can be done with
fstab that MiNT doesn't already do a lot better? Why do you want to "mount"
drives in fstab? Haven't MiNT already done so? Won't MiNT automatically
"mount" your Zip if you eject a VFAT-zip and insert one with ext2?

fstab on my system is 0 bytes long. I would have removed it, but IIRC some
script or binary failed without it and I didn't bother fixing it.

Jo Even Skarstein