[linux-lvm] Re: another nice feature for packagers ...

AJ Lewis lewis at sistina.com
Thu Jun 21 14:28:11 UTC 2001

On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 09:29:05PM -0500, Steven Lembark wrote:
> > Care to explain further?  I don't know what you're talking about here.
> > --prefix works fine for me in all cases.
> Try:
> 	./configure --prefix=/lvm;
> build and install everything.  Notice where the vgXX directories go:  /dev,
> not /lvm.  None of the configure switches (last time I compiled) were able
> to keep the vg's out of devfs's clutches w/o hacking a #define in the code.
> As a temporary fix until all the devfs glitches are worked out (some not lvm
> related) it'd be nice to avoid problems. 

Erm...this was never intended to change where the device nodes go, only
where the tools and libs and docs go.  There's a simple solution: don't
use devfs.  Or submit patches.  That's the beauty of free software. You can
do that.

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