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Re: ITP: devfsd

On Sun, 20 Feb 2000, Elie Rosenblum wrote:

> I like the idea of a program you can run that updates a file (like
> /etc/devfs/debian_dev.conf) that is sourced with a devfsd.conf
> OPTIONAL_INCLUDE directive, using data pulled from makedev's
> information source. It can then be overridden by /etc/devfs/local.conf
> by the user, and the default /etc/devfs/devfsd.conf would just by
> default do OPTIONAL_INCLUDE on both files.

I like this, it would be nice if the debian default for all entries was
nicely defined and stored in a file that is updated on upgrades. The local
admin can edit 'some other' config file to change things around. I always
seem to have /dev files with the wrong permissions *bother*


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