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

> > > 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!

Modifying "open()" directly would probably work quite well, but it could
have unforseen side effects.

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