Bug#239500: apache2-common: comments on absolute-relative (file) symlinks inside /etc/apache2
I've seen that the symlinks /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/*
to /etc/apache2/mods-available/* are absolute.
I would have put them relative, as Debian Policy Manual says
( http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-files.html#s10.5 ).
Immagine that some day, apache2 changes to apache4. Then, absolute paths
(/etc/apache2/*) should have to be changed
to /etc/apache4/* manually. Relative paths would have been ok.
I've read bug 231452, and discussion about inclusion/reference of files in configuration
files (absolute or relative). I haven't found any reference
to this situation in the Debian Policy Manual, but IMHO, it is like the
symlinks case. I have opened a bug in the wishlist of debian-policy
...are you absolutist or relativist? ;-)
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.0
Kernel: Linux verd 2.4.23-fs #3 dl des 15 01:55:35 CET 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=ca_ES@euro, LC_CTYPE=ca_ES@euro (ignored: LC_ALL set to ca_ES.UTF-8)