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

also sprach Emile van Bergen <emile-deb@evbergen.xs4all.nl> [2003.03.10.1622 +0100]:
> The proper solution would of course be to make network initialization
> (at least for root- and/or var-on-NFS purposes) independent of a
> writable filesystem. This has already been suggested, IIRC.

The thing is... if DHCP is not used, why do we need to keep state in
the first place? Doing an extra ifup won't hurt, and we do even have
the routing table as a reference.

And if DHCP is used, then /var/run/something is a statefile, and
hey... it's written into /var. ugh!

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