[systemd-devel] [PATCH 9/9] man: Document \: escapes in nspawn's --overlay option

Richard Maw richard.maw at codethink.co.uk
Thu May 28 05:02:15 PDT 2015

From: Richard Maw <richard.maw at gmail.com>

 man/systemd-nspawn.xml | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/man/systemd-nspawn.xml b/man/systemd-nspawn.xml
index ffb513d..4e2e582 100644
--- a/man/systemd-nspawn.xml
+++ b/man/systemd-nspawn.xml
@@ -614,6 +614,10 @@
         list of colon-separated paths to the directory trees to
         combine and the destination mount point.</para>
+        <para>Backslash escapes are interpreted in the paths, so
+        <literal>\:</literal> may be used to embed colons in the paths.
+        </para>
         <para>If three or more paths are specified, then the last
         specified path is the destination mount point in the
         container, all paths specified before refer to directory trees

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