[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] initscripts changes
thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Apr 6 18:07:51 EDT 2008
> 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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