On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 10:35:06AM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote: > On Mon, 10 Mar 2003, martin f krafft wrote: > > 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. If you know /var will be available, and want /etc not to be written to: # mv /etc/network/ifstate /var/run/ifupdown-state # ln -s /var/run/ifupdown-state /etc/network/ifstate Likewise if you have some other directory available. > I would love to have ifstate go kabloom (as in not exist at all), though :) You're welcome to not use ifup or ifdown then. Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <email@example.com> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``Dear Anthony Towns: [...] Congratulations -- you are now certified as a Red Hat Certified Engineer!''
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