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Re: devfsd-1.3.11-1

To: Alan Eldridge <alane@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: devfsd-1.3.11-1
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2001 23:22:38 -0500
Cc: tvignaud@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <20010502000814.A16705@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Alan Eldridge wrote:
> So, order notwithstanding, if you've got, e.g.,
> REGISTER ^cdroms/cdrom.$ EXECUTE /bin/ln -s $devpath $mntpath
> REGISTER ^cdroms/cdrom0$ EXECUTE /bin/ln -s $devname cdrom
> only one of those two things is going to happen (I think the latter). This
> kinda sucks, especially for the exact case I used. 

Interesting, I'll have to look at this.  The fact that there is a

       IGNORE This  action  causes  all subsequent processing for
              the device to be ignored.

for devfsd.conf made me think that the default was to continue on,
processing each match...?


Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.

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