bin/149424: fstab and labels with whitespace

Jaakko Heinonen jh at
Mon Aug 16 15:10:03 UTC 2010

The following reply was made to PR conf/149424; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jaakko Heinonen <jh at>
To: bug-followup at, walter at
Subject: Re: bin/149424: fstab and labels with whitespace
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 18:00:31 +0300

 On 2010-08-08, Walter C. Pelissero wrote:
 > 	/etc/fstab currently doesn't allow for whitespace anywhere but
 > 	between fields (or in comments).  This makes impossible to use
 > 	a label in place of a device name when mounting volumes
 > 	containing whitespace in the name.
 This is duplicate of conf/37569, bin/55539 and bin/117687.

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