[systemd-devel] [HEADSUP] fstab now parsed by generator in systemd git
kay at vrfy.org
Tue May 22 14:47:44 PDT 2012
On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 11:13 PM, Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri
<barbieri at profusion.mobi> wrote:
> Lennart, Kay: I hate you damn it! :-D
I have nothing against you beside that you talk total nonsense below. :)
> Man, how can a fstab file be so complex to justify it? It's simpler
> than the service files we already load. Now to simply parse /etc/fstab
> we need to call a generator, that parses (was being done already),
> generates a new file, that triggers inotify, that calls systemd, that
> parses it again. Ouch, that's cumbersome at least, slow at last!
Inotify? Calls systemd? Parses again? Dome already? In the above
paragraph almost all wrong.
> One suggestion at IRC was to just keep systemd mount units. But if we
> should go this route, then we should call to deprecate /etc/fstab.
> Last time we discussed about it, people said it was not going to
> happen since some tools were parsing and relying on it. Whats is the
> way to go?
> The only way I thing this is sane is if we call to deprecate
> /etc/fstab. Otherwise it's total bs :-P
> PS: please stop increasing my pid count... you know I hate it!
> PS2: ls /usr/lib/systemd/system/systemd-* && crie out loud!
I ignored the rest of it, it would not have ended good for you if I
continued to comment. :)
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