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Re: /run and read-only /etc

Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it> wrote:
> On Apr 09, Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> wrote:
>>>>>>  * util-linux
>>>>>>       #156489: Move /etc/adjtime under /var/lib
>>>>> This may have some merit, but you can use a symlink.
>>>> "This would be a FHS violation."
>>> The FHS does not apply to local changes.
>> Leaving /etc/adjtime as is and telling admins to "move it and use a
>> symlink" is a FHS violation because /etc/adjtime is.
> What part of "FHS does not apply to local changes" you did not
> understand?

>> /etc has a "static nature". See the note on /etc/mtab under Table
>> It is also for configuration files. /etc/adjtime is neither.
> Then propose to change FHS.

Quoting Anthony Towns in <20030322070346.GA4387@azure.humbug.org.au>
| changes to the FHS have to first be trialled in distros, so adding
| new directories and moving things around is explicitly a supported
| part of the FHS process these days.
           cu andreas

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