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

On Thu, 10 Jul 1997, Brian White wrote:

> > > > 2. Having symlinks in /etc pointing to /usr/etc (the Symlink Solution)
> > >
> > > Works in all cases and requires minimal maintainer effort.
> > 
> > It doesn't save that much work for the sysadmin though. He still has to go
> > round adding symlinks onall the computers whenever he installs some new
> > software, and removing them when he uninstalls.
> Only if he installs packages on the file server only, which is not what
> he should do.
> If he also installs the package on the workstation, then that link will
> get created automatically.

Then, if he has many workstations, he must install the package many+1


Vadim Vygonets * vadik@cs.huji.ac.il * vadik@debian.org * Unix admin
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