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Feature #15382

Support for comments in fstab file with mount type

Added by Ken Johnson almost 4 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:RejectedStart date:07/05/2012
Priority:NormalDue date:
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We have a user who has some scripts which make use of comments in their fstab files. Puppet’s mount type currently doesn’t seem able to preserve comments or manage them in any way. It might be nice to be able to either tell Puppet to preserve comments on fstab entries, or manage comments in addition to their other characteristics. Something like a comments parameter for the mount type? e.g.

mount { ‘/etc/sda1’: mountpoint => ‘/some/location’, comments => ‘A comment!’, }


#1 Updated by eric sorenson over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Rejected

I don’t think this is something we’d support. Why not comment the puppet manifests instead of the fstab directly?

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