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Re: from / to /usr/: a summary

On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 02:47:38PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Dec 30, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez <clopez@igalia.com> wrote:
> > I think that stephan is right here. Every package using files in /etc
> It DOES NOT MATTER who is right, some upstreams have decided otherwise.
> At least udev, systemd and next month module-init-tools do override the 
> configuration files in /usr/lib/ with the configuration files in /etc/.
> Deal with it.

Then udev and systemd are broken.

You're introducing a dangerous inconsistency that's going to bite people.

> > If some package is not doing this I think is a mistake and should be fixed.
> "Fixing" this creates a serious incompatibility with other 
> distributions, so it is not an option.

Fixing this preserves important consistency within the distribution.

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