Re: Proposal: /etc /usr/etc /usr/local/etc
On Mon, 30 Jun 1997, Bruce Perens wrote:
> Debian policy is to make it possible to run with a shared _READ-ONLY_ /usr.
> /usr may be coming from a CD, like in Dale's "Drop-in-Debian" product, or
> it may be shared via NFS. Obviously, we can't put configuration files on
> an un-writable filesystem.
Yes, you're right when you're talking about the CD-ROM, but not when
you're talking about NFS. When you have one NFS server, you _can_ put
the config files there, and the fileserver's admin will change them
'cuz they're site-wide. My opinion.
> I agree that we haven't yet adequately addressed the shared-filesystem issues.
> Bruce Perens K6BP email@example.com 510-215-3502
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