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Re: inetd's status in Debian

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 10:58:31PM +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:

> If we have a big comment at the top of the generated file
> saying in effect "do not edit; edit /etc/inetd.conf.d/xxx and
> run update-inetd", we shouldn't have too many problems.  It's
> already done elsewhere.

Then move that file far, far away from /etc, because it is no longer a
configuration file and is an FHS violation.

It is *not ok* to try to disclaim the policy requirement to preserve admin
changes to config files with the use of a "do not edit" comment.  This meme
needs to die a horrible flaming death.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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