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



On Fri, Mar 14, 2003 at 08:39:57AM +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 21:11, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > If ifup didn't need ifstate, it wouldn't have it.
> For all programs that need to save some state describable
> in a string, we use a little daemon "parrot" which 

..crashes occassionally, losing all your state. Storing state between
invocations of programs are what the filesystem is for. We have a
perfectly simple and usable solution already, stop overdesigning.

Cheers,
aj

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