Re: /etc getting big
On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 04:10:28PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> Heck, the admin has uid 0 access, they can hexedit /bin/sh if
> they wanted. The point is not whether the admin is allowed, the point
> is whether the modification is expected, and supported. If it is
> expected and supported, the comment in the file should be removed. If
> the modification is not supported, the file should not be in /etc.
I don't agree. But however, the kernel expects the file to be in /etc, do
you really want me to change this?
It has to be available before any extra-filesystem is mounted, so
there is no alternative to /etc.
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