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Re: what is /.udev for ?

On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 10:46:03PM +0100, Olaf Conradi wrote:

> I've always found the existence of ./dev a bit weird in a directory
> listing of /.
> I'd rather have it in /var/lib/dev, but maybe that's just me ;)

... which would mean that it would become unaccessible (and thus
meaningless) as the real /var gets mounted later in the boot process.
You cannot reliably put it under a directory that is not guaranteed to
be on the root file system; that leaves roughly /, /etc, /bin, /lib and
/sbin. Pick your favourite :-)


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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