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

On Fri, Mar 14, 2003 at 12:54:02PM -0500, sean finney wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 15, 2003 at 02:23:59AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > ..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.

> i think his suggestion is worth more discussion, as it's the only
> one so far that could both work (even if the prototype doesn't or
> needs to be modified), and sticks with the FHS.  unless, you're
> proposing amending the FHS, which is of course another option...

That *is* being proposed.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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