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Re: /run and read-only /etc

On Apr 07, Thomas Hood <jdthood0@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

 >Wishes filed or updated
 >  * sysvinit
 >       #150355: Move /etc/motd under /var
This would be a FHS violation. Use a symlink.

 >  * util-linux
 >       #156489: Move /etc/adjtime under /var/lib
This may have some merit, but you can use a symlink.

 >  * ifupdown
 >       #84074: Store ifstate under /run
Use a symlink.

 >  * ppp
 >       #187756: Do not treat non-writable /etc/ppp/resolv.conf as error
Use a symlink or fix your configuration.

 >  * pppconfig
 >       #187810: /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/0dns-up and /etc/ppp/ip-down.d/0dns-down:
 >         Don't create temporary files in /etc
 >       #187651: Document how not to futz with /etc/resolv.conf
Use a symlink or fix your configuration.

 >  * linuxlogo
 >       #187953: Move /etc/linuxlogo* under /var
Use a symlink.

 >  * cupsys
 >       #187954: Move /etc/printcap.cups under /var
Looks like a genuine FHS bug.

 >  * pam, shadow
 >      Allow either /etc/nologin or /run/nologin to prevent non-root logins
Use a symlink.

 >  * util-linux
 >      Use /run/mtab for mount's statefile
Use a symlink.

 >  * There should be some way of configuring named forwarders
 >    without modifying /etc/bind/named.conf*.  Should the
 >    named.conf.options file be stored under /var/lib?  Or
 >    is there a cleaner solution?
I'm sure you can master editing named.conf and including a configuration
file fragment from wherever you want to put it.

See? It's easy and almost no package needs to be modified.

ciao, |
Marco | [295 sm2l3yeGDXXvQ]

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