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



Hi,

On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 11:58:39PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:

> Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> > 
> >  Steve Langasek wrote:
> >  > But while I disagree with your arguments and felt they warranted a
> >  > rebuttal, for reasons previously explained I do not oppose moving forward
> >  > with an /etc/volatile or /etc/run directory as an interim solution.
> > 
> >  I think this is the key paragraph here, as well as Thomas' (^H^H
> >  Hood's) main point.
> >  Maybe the justification should just be "Things that ended up in etc
> >  for historic reasons but which should be in something ending in run".
> >  As Thomas and yourself have pointed out, it's a interim solution and
> >  compromise.
> >  One might add that it's probably a better starting point to do start
> >  FHS lobbying for /run than the present situation by clearly pointing
> >  out the scope and proving feasibility.
> 
> Exactly. Personnaly I am neutral about the directory but I want things
> to move on instead of getting stalled. Thomas Hood proposal seems the
> most reasonnable compromise so far.
> 
> It is a bit a Condorcet vote situation with the ballot
> 
> A [ ] /run
> B [ ] /etc/run
> C [ ] do nothing

ABC, wholeheartedly.

Cheers,


Emile.

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