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Re: base-files and /dev

On Wed, 24 Jul 2002 01:37, Brian May wrote:
> I am guessing that Russell wants /dev to have a different label if it
> is devfs, so you can makes policy decisions like "dpkg is only allowed
> to create nodes /dev if it is not a devfs filesystem[2]".


> In which case, I think you will need to make /dev a special case when
> initially creating all labels on the filesystem, won't you?

No.  When labelling entire file systems only ext2, ext3, and ReiserFS file 
systems are labelled.

When labelling via the "setfiles -s" option any file/directory you specify 
gets labelled regardless of the FS type.

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