Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?
On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 03:02:54PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Mar 11, Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >/etc/mtab - can be solved to certain degree with symlink to
> > /proc/mounts, however this is a can of worms.
> Fix mount and use a symlink.
I do not think that mount is broken. It works with a symlink. However, if
a file is available, it can store some additional information (which the
kernel does not, and need not) to simplify some operations.
> >/lib/modules/x.y.z/modules.* - this is horrible IMHO, it really lives
> > under /var.
> No bug here, these files are not supposed to be modified at any time.
They are, at least once, and they should stay on the root filesystem.