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RE: [MiNT] MiNTLib 0.52.3b
> From: Frank Naumann [mailto:fnaumann@prinz-atm.CS.Uni-Magdeburg.De]
> Sent: Friday, August 06, 1999 3:08 PM
> To: Julian Reschke
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: [MiNT] MiNTLib 0.52.3b
> Hi Julian!
> > fsck, df,
> Right, such systemtools must be updated.
> > du,
> Can you explain why du need to know about mountpoints?
Need to check my source -- right now I'm not sure.
> > SCSI-Tool, CD-Tool, backup programs, installers...
> The same, can't see any reason.
For instance, SCSI-Tool has a function that allows you to do stress tests
(I/O) on any valid file system. How is it supposed to find all these
filesystems in order to display a list to the user?
Just because *you* don't see a use case doesn't mean that existing programs
do not already rely on it.