djb utilities

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Thu May 8 07:26:49 PDT 2003


Michael A. Peters wrote:

>On Wed, 2003-05-07 at 09:04, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>  
>
>>Stefan Krah wrote:
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>>>Why does /etc have to be writable in a standard (B)LFS?
>>>
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>>Normally mtab needs to be writeable, however, I guess it could be a link 
>>to a partition that is writeable.
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>
>/etc/mtab can be a symlink into /proc to prevent it from needing to be
>writable (if I correctly recall)
>
LFS used to do it that way, but problems led to returning to the more 
standard method.
  -- Bruce


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