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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: udev, fstab, and fsck at boot.
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2004 13:16:58 +0100
On Friday 19 November 2004 22:55, Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-11-19 at 22:00 +0100, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> > > And really, would it be that hard to
> > > "cp /usr/share/doc/baselayout-1.9.4-r6/fstab.example /etc/fstab" before
> > > running nano -w fstab?
> >
> > The ebuild can do that in pkg_postinst, and the user never needs to
> > notice.
>
> The idea was to *not* try to overwrite the fstab file in the ebuild.

But it should write one when there is none at all. There is no need to bother 
people with the manual procedure as it's very easy to test for existance in 
the pkg_postinst function, and perform a copy when it doesn't exist.

Paul

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