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SubjectRe: /etc/fstab.d yes or not
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Le Tuesday 24 January 2012 01:19:24, Boaz Harrosh a écrit :
> On 01/20/2012 04:56 PM, Kay Sievers wrote:
> > It's an old glibc API, and /etc/fstab is ABI, not a service config
> > file, which now can read more than one file. It's a very different
> > problem. It an ABI change, not a config extension.
>
> Can't we have our cake and eat it too?
>
> I mean why not have both?
>
> The subsystem that you currently plan to parse the /etc/fstab.d/ will
> intelligently add the /etc/fstab.d/ entries to /etc/fstab before
> actually processing and mounting /etc/fstab.
>
> So the rpm guys have their /etc/fstab.d/ convenience and the rest
> of the ABI is kept intact. (If you can't bit them join them)
>
> Since /etc/fstab is hand edited as well. There are lots of smart
> things that can be done like a remark (#) marker at the end of the
> file that all /etc/fstab.d/ entries get to be added after. (And
> a comment for the user) and some smart duplicate removal of, and
> so on ... Even a marker per line added.

I agree. And moreover extensible if they want to use xml for /etc/fstab.d/.
>
> Just my $0,017
> Boaz
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