Yes, as per the documentation.
> This is a real problem when converting modules.devfs, because customary
> alias /dev/tts* /dev/tts
> alias /dev/tts serial
generate-modutils.conf will do the right thing here, and unroll the
aliases. And the README in module-init-tools says:
4) If you are using devfs, copy modprobe.devfs to /etc
And modprobe.devfs gets it right.
> Is the behaviour intentional? Fixing it is just a one line patch and
> I fail to see why current state would be preferred.
Your patch only works for forwards references, not backwards
There may be convincing arguments to adding support for recursive
aliases, but this isn't it.
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