Re: /run and read-only /etc
On Mon, 2003-04-07 at 15:35, Roger Leigh wrote:
> > * cupsys
> > #187954: Move /etc/printcap.cups under /var
> Huh? The "Printcap" directive specifies where to put the printcap,
> and the default config is not to generate one at all (since it's only
> for backward-compatibility with printcap-parsing programs). Its
> utility is limited, to say the least.
I don't recall changing any cupsys defaults and yet I have
the /etc/printcap.cups file, generated when I last rebooted.
> By moving it under /var, you break all the /legacy/ programs that
> expect it to be there (and it usually won't be read unless it's called
> /etc/printcap). Moving won't make sense unless you alter every
> (ancient) program that requires it. Why not just not create it at
OK, defaulting to not generating the file sounds like the
I have cc:ed this to #187954. Thanks.
Thomas Hood <firstname.lastname@example.org>