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



Hi,

On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 09:41:32AM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:

> I also think the "/var may not be mounted yet" argument is a cop-out.
> The FHS says that "Some portions of /var are not shareable
> between different systems", which seems to preclude the possibility that
> a network-mounted /var will work correctly *anyway*.  

Why? Each system could have its own network-mounted /var -- just mounted
from a different directory or different machine.

> (The 'diskless workstation' argument is null -- if it's diskless, where is 
> /etc located that makes it a better choice than /var?)

Agreed.

Cheers,


Emile.

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