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Date:	Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:43:10 -0600
From:	Andreas Dilger <adilger@...ger.ca>
To:	Ted Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
Cc:	Ext4 Developers List <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/5] e2fsck: print a notice when we've started suppressing a problem code

On 2012-03-18, at 6:25 PM, Ted Ts'o wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 05:17:20PM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
>> 
>> Did a patch ever land to allow an interactive e2fsck run to set
>> a sticky answer (y/n) for a particular problem?  I know it has
>> been proposed several times.
> 
> It's been proposed but I don't think anyone has ever coded it.

There was the patch at: http://marc.info/?t=118597336000002&r=1&w=2
but I think the objection was that the "yes-to-all" and "no-to-all"
answers "A" and "O" were confusing for non-english speakers ("Oui",
for example).

However, I agree with the approach, and forcing a longer answer for
such a case like "yes-to-all" or "no-to-all" (or foreign equivalents)
is probably OK.

Cheers, Andreas





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