Re: debugfs in the namespace

From: Bodo Eggert
Date: Fri Dec 17 2004 - 00:49:41 EST

Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 04:51:18PM -0500, Mike Waychison wrote:

>> Please, let's not make debugfs part of userspace. Keep it for what it
>> is, debugging purposes only.
> I'm not saying we will ever make it "required" at all. It's just that
> people are going to want to mount the thing, and are already asking me
> where we should mount it at. If you pick a different place than me,
> fine, I don't mind. It's the user who is asked to report some info that
> happens to be in debugfs that is going to want to know where to put it,
> as they have no idea even what it is. Distros are going to ask what to
> put in their fstabs for where to mount the thing too.
> So, let's pick a place and be done with it.

/mnt (users) or /var/adm/mount/debugfs (distros, asuming they mount their
temporary stuff there).

I'm asuming you should almost never need to touch devfs-entries, so if
your distro mounts it just in case, it should be out of the way.

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