NLS for HFS and "mount" tool.
From: Pavel Fedin
Date: Fri Jul 29 2005 - 00:22:23 EST
I've got no reply so i resend this letter.
Roman, i'd like to finish the work and would like to ask you what is
wrong with your version of the NLS support for MacHFS. I expected it to
appear in v 2.6.12 but there's no it. I would like to proceed basing on
it if you insist.
Also i would like to ask someone who is responsible for "mount" tool.
I'd suggest to modify it in order to support several lines in fstab with
the same device and mount points but different filesystems and options.
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom udf,iso9660 user,noauto,iocharset=koi8-r 0 0
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom hfsplus user,noauto,nls=koi8-r 0 0
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom hfs user,noauto,iocharset=koi8-r,codepage=10007 0 0
Currently mount will stop at the first line and produce an error if
the filesystem is not udf or iso (in the example). It will ignore the
This would greatly improve handling of removable devices. Is there
something (standards for example) which could prevent from this
Kind regards, Pavel Fedin
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