[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] initscripts changes

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Apr 6 18:07:51 EDT 2008

RedShift schrieb:
> Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> I am hacking initscripts and can't quite decide on two issues:
>> 1) I'd like to hardcode /dev/pts/ mounting in rc.sysinit.
> What's wrong with putting that in fstab? What if I don't want to have 
> that mounted? So instead of modified fstab I'd have to mess with 
> rc.sysinit everytime the initscripts get upgraded? This is the same 
> discussion as with moving lo to rc.sysinit instead of leaving it in 
> rc.conf. Uterly pointless.

The point is, everyone needs it mounted. Your system will be completely 
useless without devpts (as it is without the lo interface).

However, I know your opinion on these issues. Are there any rational 
reasons not to hardcode devpts?

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