/etc /usr/etc: solution?
Vadim Vygonets writes:
> Let's come to a solution.
> There are two variants (speaking of the packages which live in /usr):
> 1. Have config files in /usr/etc and that's it.
> 2. Have config files in /usr/etc, but search /etc first (i.e., write a
> statically-linked lib to do it -- I will).
I would tend to add my filesystem-extension-base, even if it seems
unrealistic for now. Who knows...
> The policy about which config files should live in /usr/etc and which
> ones in /etc is approx like this:
> 2. If the program lives in /usr but its config files have to be
> machine-local, and it's widely agreed in other Unices to have config
> files in root partition, they should live in /etc. Examples: inetd,
> sendmail, svgamode, dosemu, XF86Config, gpm... What about mime.types?
> I think this one too.
I do not. What about the mime.types updating script, whose name I
can't remember ?
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