Re: /etc /usr/etc: solution?
>>>>>>>> On Thu, 3 Jul 1997, Vadim wrote:
Vadim> On Wed, 2 Jul 1997, Lalo Martins wrote:
Vadim> > On Jul 2, Vadim Vygonets wrote > Let's come to a solution.
Vadim> > I don't see the problem. FSSTND already addresses this very
Vadim> > well.
Vadim> > 3.Have the config files in /usr/etc, search _only_ in /etc,
Vadim> > make symlinks. This is what FSSTND proposes. This also lets
Vadim> > us put the real files in /usr/share/etc or /usr/local/etc;
Vadim> > symlinks are easy. And dpkg can handle this, I believe.
Vadim> Again: don't touch /etc. You may have hundreds of
Vadim> workstations, so do you want to put the symlinks in /etc on
Vadim> each workstation manually? Or how? I want to use the program
Vadim> immediately after I install it, from each workstation. Must I
Vadim> repeat it once again? LOOK AT OTHER UNICES!
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I think Vadik is 100% right here, debian is absolutely unusable when
it comes to large networks with /usr shared. It is annoying even
when you have 4 computers (small ISP where I have a part time job),
and of course it is absolutely unacceptable when you have 1000's of
boxes (Hebrew University). I think we should work out some kind of
solution (I personally agree with network-mounted-config-files
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