[patch] Handle special chars in mtab

David Zeuthen david at fubar.dk
Mon Dec 20 08:04:10 PST 2004

On Sun, 2004-12-19 at 20:31 +0100, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> Hi,
>   Several characters in mountpoints in /etc/mtab are encoded in octal form
>   (space, tab, newline etc). Current hal uses that directly which confuses
>   several other tools in the stack. Attached patch puts it back in plain text
>   again.

Can you elaborate a bit more about what problems this patch solves?


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