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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

On Mar 14, Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:

 >>  >>  >/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.
 >> Yes, they are supposed to be modified when you install the modules.
 >> And obviously the file system has already to be mounted rw to install
 >> the modules.
 >They are supposed to be modified at boot time to ensure that they are
 >generated correctly, and the filesystem must be read/write at that time as
They are not, at least for module-init-tools. See for yourself:

strace -e trace=open depmod -a


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