T.Six at gmx.de
Mon Jun 5 15:49:23 UTC 2006
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email.listen at googlemail.com wrote the following on 05.06.2006 16:07:
> Arrgglll, pitfall, pitfall, ....
> Thilo, pardon me you just made two fundamental mistakes.
> But on the other hand this is a good example for pitfalls of different Unix
> systems. :)
> Given that a documetation to a command you refer on other Unix'es may be
> correct for GNU/Linux also. I would consider it as a mistake pointing novice
> GNU/Linux users to such places. This because novice users tend to browse the
> doc's aside those you refered but this doc's may be wrong for GNU/Linux
VIGNESH did you read that? heh ;)
> second and worst:
> Never refer to other than GNU/Linux documentations for Linux commands.
> Even if there is such a command for other Unix flavours. The differences in
> behaviour may vary from none to dramatically.
>> Here is an example i found on the net:
> nodev proc
> nodev devpts
> - IMO 'nodev proc' is obsolete because it is initialised at boot
> - 'nodev devpts' devpts is obsolete on systems using udev, e.g. dapper
> - The asterisk (*) in the last line is missing. So only filesystems listed
> are used
OK. Thanks again for explaining this.
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- - some friend of mine
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