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Re: Proposal: /etc /usr/etc /usr/local/etc



> > Because in this way, you can alter config files for each
> > workstation. They don't have to share same configuration, infact, they
> > usually have different configuration, at least at my office.
> 
> Why should you have different config files for programs like emacs on
> every one of hundreds of machines you have?  You must alter only
> machine-local config files, not site-wide ones..
> 
> > You can simply copy configuration for each workstation, and let users
> > configure it.
> 
> Yeah, exactly.  Let's consider I have hundreds of them!

I suggest that, as at least a temorary solution, you consider using cfengine
and cvs to manage those files.  That's what we do on our network and it
works quite well.

                                          Brian
                                 ( bcwhite@verisim.com )

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