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Re: from / to /usr/: a summary

Thomas Goirand <thomas@goirand.fr> writes:
> On 01/01/2012 01:49 AM, brian m. carlson wrote:

>> So the only sane thing to do is not change the default, ever.

> The other sane way is to mark files not in /etc as conffiles.  It
> semantically sux a bit, but if we have no choice because of upstream
> decisions (which we don't have enough time to fix), then that might be a
> way...

That doesn't help unless you expect sysadmins to change them (unchanged
conffiles are quietly updated just like any other package file), at which
point it becomes an FHS violation.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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