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



On Tue, 11 Mar 2003, Glenn McGrath wrote:

> On Mon, 10 Mar 2003 13:49:20 +0100
> martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> 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?
> > 
> 
> Yes, /var/state/ is a more appropriate place.

/var is not necessarily mounted at that stage.  This has had flamewars
of its own, search the archives.

Peter
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