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Re: Bug#97766: lidsadm: autogenerated lids.conf should not be declared conffile



On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 09:26:39PM +0200, David Spreen wrote:
> > The conffile mechanism is design to handle by-hand modifications.  If
> > lids.conf should not be modified by hand, it should not be a conffile, and
> > should probably live in /var/lib/.
> 
> Don't think so, it is not auto-generated, but generated with help of 
> lidsadm. It is system dependent and may not be overwriten during
> upgrades. Additionaly tpo that, their is no possibility to 
> relocate the lids.conf without changing the kernelpatchfile,

That could be fixed by making it a symlink, but /var is not available
at system bootup so the kernel would panic I presume? So it should 
stay where it is.

Greetings

	Torsten

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