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

(WARNING: my first contribution to thread, didn't read rest of it)

> > 3. Making the programs in Debian first seek for conffile in /etc, then
> >    in /usr/etc (Yann's Solution)
> > 3.a Write a function which will do it (Yann's Solution 1)
> > 3.b Write a driver that will do it (Yann't Solution 2)
> Nice, "pretty" solution.
> Let's face it, though.  There is no way we're going to get 200+ maintainers
> to go in and modify every package they maintain to use this function.

Well, it could be as simple as a few changes to libc's open() function.
I'm not sure we could still call it a "pretty" solution then, but it
sure will be an easy and feasable one!

(Probably also my last contribution to this thread)

joost witteveen, joostje@debian.org
#!/usr/bin/perl -sp0777i<X+d*lMLa^*lN%0]dsXx++lMlN/dsM0<j]dsj
$/=unpack('H*',$_);$_=`echo 16dio\U$k"SK$/SM$n\EsN0p[lN*1
#what's this? see http://www.dcs.ex.ac.uk/~aba/rsa/

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