[arch-projects] [RFC initscripts 29/29] Skip cryptos tagged as %early

Matthew Monaco dgbaley27 at 0x01b.net
Fri May 18 20:41:35 EDT 2012

On 05/18/2012 06:28 PM, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 1:56 AM, Matthew Monaco <dgbaley27 at 0x01b.net> wrote:
>> I did this in response for two feature requests asking for more flexibility in
>> the initrd. Without much code the %early tag allows for an arbitrary number of
>> mounts. Others are not using tags like this, but sysd ignores unknown options so
>> it should be safe.
> I'm hesitant to add new syntax without good usecases (as we have to
> support it for a long time). I think the correct way to do this is to
> map encrypted devices on-demand, but that doesn't really fit with the
> way we do things.
> I guess it would be ok to add the %early tags for now, and if people
> in the future add systemd to the initrd this stuff wolud "just work"
> with or without the %early tag, so it does not really matter what we
> do.
> -t

Don't forget, this is just an extension of my solution for random key devices.
So if you don't like it we need to rethink it there. This was just a simple
extension of that solution.

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