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



Jim Meyering <jim meyering net> wrote:
> 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.

I'm redoing it like LVM_SYSTEM_DIR in lvm.8.


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