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[dm-devel] Re: [lvm-devel] Allow $DM_DEVDIR envvar to override default of "/dev".



BTW, here's a proposed update for the man page:

diff --git a/man/dmsetup.8 b/man/dmsetup.8
index 5b2ed9f..74a5f1b 100644
--- a/man/dmsetup.8
+++ b/man/dmsetup.8
@@ -341,6 +341,11 @@ for creating devices with holes in them.
 .br
 2056320 2875602 linear /dev/hdb 1028160

+.SH FILES
+These commands normally operate on files in \fB/dev\fP.
+However, if you set the DM_DEV_DIR environment variable to some
+other absolute directory name, they will use it instead.
+
 .SH AUTHORS
 Original version: Joe Thornber (thornber sistina com)


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