Re: reiser4: maybe just fix bugs?

From: Scott J. Harmon
Date: Tue Aug 01 2006 - 09:57:08 EST

Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>>> * Are there plans for making reiserfsck interface compatible with fsck?
>>> I mean, making it so that reiserfsck can be symlinked to fsck.reiser
>>> and it will work? Currently, there seems to be some incompatibility
>>> in command-line switches. (I will dig out details and send separately
>>> when I'll get back to my Linux box.)
>> Not sure what you mean. Forgive me, I have not supervised fsck as
>> closely as other things.
> fsck.ext2/fsck.vfat/... follow some convention including naming,
> command line switches, and behaviour.
> Like fsck.ext2 /dev/something is enough to check the fielsystem.
> reiserfsck is missnamed (should be fsck.reiser), and it likes to chat
> with you -- which is unexpected for tools.
> Pavel

Yeah, I would never imagine that for ext2 and ext3 fsck might be called
'e2fsck'. ;-)

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