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man: tmpfiles.d - recommend using b! and c!
authorTom Gundersen <teg@jklm.no>
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:28:29 +0000 (17:28 +0100)
committerTom Gundersen <teg@jklm.no>
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:40:24 +0000 (17:40 +0100)
We should avoid creating static device nodes at runtime.

man/tmpfiles.d.xml

index 81457c4..f2360ba 100644 (file)
@@ -210,7 +210,12 @@ L    /tmp/foobar -    -    -    -   /dev/null</programlisting>
                                         device node is to be created,
                                         it will be removed and be
                                         replaced by the device
-                                        node.</para></listitem>
+                                        node. It is recommended to suffix this
+                                        entry with an exclamation mark to only
+                                        create static device nodes at boot,
+                                        as udev will not manage static device
+                                        nodes that are created at runtime.
+                                        </para></listitem>
                                 </varlistentry>
 
                                 <varlistentry>
@@ -224,7 +229,12 @@ L    /tmp/foobar -    -    -    -   /dev/null</programlisting>
                                         device node is to be created,
                                         it will be removed and be
                                         replaced by the device
-                                        node.</para></listitem>
+                                        node. It is recommended to suffix this
+                                        entry with an exclamation mark to only
+                                        create static device nodes at boot,
+                                        as udev will not manage static device
+                                        nodes that are created at runtime.
+                                        </para></listitem>
                                 </varlistentry>
 
                                 <varlistentry>