Re: /media for sarge?
On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 10:19:28PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> Is it really required/ok that APT considers a file as sacred as /etc/fstab
> as a configuration files for APT?
It doesn't; it merely relies on the command line interface of mount(8).
> Would not be possible for APT to mount the cdrom somewhere in /var/lib/apt?
Perhaps one day, when all modern Debian systems have a consistent name for
the first CD-ROM device. Until then, people configure this in fstab, and
mount does the right thing.
> 2. apt is changed to read the previous file in preference for /etc/fstab.
> apt.postinst creates such file from /etc/fstab if it does not exist.
Again, apt does not read /etc/fstab (and never has, as far as I know).