Re: RFC: New required package: libblkid1
On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 08:14:54PM +0100, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com> writes:
> > We're talking about a file which would need to be updated in two instances:
> > - A physical device is added or removed from the system, or
> That means it needs to change on nearly daily basis here.
"needs"? It's a cache, and if you don't mind it scanning your devices when
you do a uuid-based mount, then you don't need it and if you insist on
having a read-only root partition, everything still works for you. Where's
> Wouldn't /proc/partitions be the right place for this kind of
This doesn't belong in the kernel, and partition recognition might not be
there forever either.