Re: RFC: New required package: libblkid1
"Theodore Ts'o" <email@example.com> writes:
> The idea is to have a single implementation of code currently living
> in mount, mke2fs, tune2fs, e2label, and fsck, and to store a cache of
> where block device to UUID/Label mappings in the file /etc/blkid.tab,
> so that that these programs don't have to search every single block
> device (and LVM and EVMS devices) in the system.
Um, `cache' as in file-updated-by-program? If so, it probably shouldn't
be in /etc (see other raging discussion on this mailing list).
[I guess it probably _should_ be in /var somewhere, but all the issues
brought up for /etc/mtab probably apply here too, or even more so.]
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