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

On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 06:51:42PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Mar 2003 20:18:52 +1000, Anthony Towns
> <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> wrote:
> >On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 10:31:35AM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> >> How feasible is this for Debian to do without FHS backup? If not, then
> >> we should draft a proposal to the FHS folk pushing /run.

> >It's required for us to do it without FHS backup: the current FHS
> >maintainer's policy [0] is to accept changes only when they've been
> >demonstrated as being workable by distros.

> So we are practically forced to be FHS incompatible for the time
> being, and if the maintainer doesn't take our proposal, we either
> change back or stay FHS incompatible?

We're incompatible right now, because we're putting stuff in /etc that
the FHS says belongs in /var.  Implementing something better in Debian
seems to be the only way forward.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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