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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

Hi martin!

On Mon, 10 Mar 2003, martin f krafft wrote:
> before i file this with the BTS, gimme your opinions...
> ifupdown manages the state of interfaces with the file
> /etc/network/ifstate. this file is being written to. isn't that
> a violation of the FHS, and should ifstate not live under /var?

Maybem but it probably creates a lot of headaches. /etc is the ONLY
directory with guaranteed early write access.  Some stuff IS bound to
have to use /etc instead of /var.

I would love to have ifstate go kabloom (as in not exist at all), though :)

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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