Re: packages being essential but having stuff in /usr/?!
On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 10:44:31AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Christoph Anton Mitterer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Would it be a good idea, to add new virtual facilities like $dev, $proc
> > or so?
> How many init scripts need them? In other words, is there a concrete
> problem that you're trying to solve?
I would think almost all init scripts depend on /dev and /proc! Certainly
start-stop-daemon uses them. But only init scripts in rcS.d need to
explicitly depend on these, and they should presumably depend on
$mountkernfs (if not on $local_fs).
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