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Re: /media for sarge?

On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 06:26:04AM +0200, Fabio Massimo Di Nitto wrote:

> I think the same problem will raise again later, won't it? Let's face it
> immediatly and get rid of it. Perhaps this is a major change that might
> imply a little abuse of a debconf note for base-file and symlinks for
> system that are upgrading, but at least new installation will be ok from
> the beginning. The user will be able to take appropriate actions later on.
> Software that hardencode /cdrom is buggy imho. Either is configurable or
> it should be able to parse fstab.

In the case of apt-cdrom, it is configurable of course, but it must have a
default which will work for most users (currently that is /cdrom).

Getting the answer from /etc/fstab would require knowing about CD-ROM device
names, and I don't think that belongs in such applications.

 - mdz

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