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Source code changes of the file "man/fstab-decode.8" between
sysvinit-2.98.tar.xz and sysvinit-2.99.tar.xz

About: SysVinit - Linux System V style init programs.

fstab-decode.8  (sysvinit-2.98.tar.xz):fstab-decode.8  (sysvinit-2.99.tar.xz)
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SYNOPSIS SYNOPSIS
fstab-decode COMMAND [ARGUMENT]... fstab-decode COMMAND [ARGUMENT]...
DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION
fstab-decode decodes escapes (such as newline characters and other white space) in the specified ARGUMENTs fstab-decode decodes escapes (such as newline characters and other white space) in the specified ARGUMENTs
and uses them to run COMMAND. The argument escaping uses the same rules as path escaping in /etc/fstab, and uses them to run COMMAND. The argument escaping uses the same rules as path escaping in /etc/fstab,
/etc/mtab and /proc/mtab. /etc/mtab and /proc/mtab.
In essence fstab-decode can be used anytime we want to pass multiple par ameters to a command as a list of In essence fstab-decode can be used anytime we want to pass multiple par ameters to a command as a list of
command line argments. It turns output like this: command line arguments. It turns output like this:
/root /root
/mnt/remote-disk /mnt/remote-disk
/home /home
Into one long list of parameters, "/root /mnt/remote-disk /home". This Into one long list of parameters, "/root /mnt/remote-disk /home". This
can be useful when trying to work with multiple filesystems at once. For can be useful when trying to work with multiple filesystems at once. For
instance, we can use it to unmount multiple NFS shares. This program also instance, we can use it to unmount multiple NFS shares. This program also
removes whitespace and other characters which might cause programs such removes whitespace and other characters which might cause programs such
as mount or umount to fail. as mount or umount to fail.
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