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

On Fri, 4 Jul 1997, Lalo Martins wrote:

> On Jul 4, Vadim Vygonets wrote
> > First of all, everything should be site-wide except of what's
> > machine-local (i.e. depending on hardware, IP, the role of the machine
> > in the network (am I a mailserver?) [...]
> Minor point: the role of the machine, and stuff like mime.types, should 
> _by default_ be site-wide, as most machines will be workstations with the
> same mime-handling software. Again, the policy (however it will be
> implemented) is: look first in /etc, to see if there is a machine-specific
> override.

Ok, Yann's solution will be good for you.

>               I walk the maze of moments...
Nice quote.


Vadim Vygonets * vadik@cs.huji.ac.il * vadik@debian.org * Unix admin
The fish doesn't think, because the fish knows...  everything.
	-- Arizona Dream

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