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Re: RFC: New required package: libblkid1

Jesus Climent <jesus.climent@hispalinux.es> writes:

> On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 08:11:00PM +0100, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> > Jesus Climent <jesus.climent@hispalinux.es> writes:
> > 
> > > If LVM stuff is not so different from HP-UX, /etc/lvm* is rebuild everytime a
> > > new vg is made available on the system (vgchange -a y vgXX) so that would mean
> > > we have to start Yet Another (tm) discussion whether we should move those to
> > > another place.
> > 
> > I'm using it so I'm patching it soon.
> Wouldn't it be easier for those using the /etc readonly to create a memory
> area where you copy /etc and make it read only, but remount it read-write
> every time you have to modify something? Or use systrace to allow only
> modifications from certain daemons on certains files?

Then I loose all the advantages of a read-only /etc for security
purposes and waste A LOT of space:

23M     /etc


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