[arch-releng] giving archiso block devices more clear names

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Tue Aug 9 09:09:40 EDT 2011

On 08/09/2011 09:24 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> Hi,
> to solve https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/25425 in a robust and clear
> way, I suggest to - in archiso - prefix all blockdevice filenames with
> "archiso_".
> (also, I'm more a fan of underscores then hyphens, in this case it
> might not matter, but they are usually a bit more robust (like LVM
> filenames and for variables in bash) so I stick to them for consistency)
> I.e.
> /dev/mapper/archiso_lib_modules
> /dev/mapper/archiso_root_image
> /dev/mapper/archiso_usr_share
> Dieter

OK, to be consistent I will change *.sfs filenames s/-/_/ (all, not only 
that will be used with dm-snapshot) and in initramfs stage for 
dm-snapshot devices I will prefix with archiso_ for device nodes.

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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