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Re: from / to /usr/: a summary

On Sun, Jan 01, 2012 at 05:14:41PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 01/01/2012 03:11 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > Thomas Goirand <thomas@goirand.fr> writes:
> >> 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.
> >   
> I'd like to know: is it a normal thing to edit these files in
> /usr/lib/udev/rules.d
> (or, any other file that udev will use and which will be stored in /usr)?
> Or should we expect that *never* anyone will touch them (eg: there's never
> a real valid reason to edit them)?

The latter.  If you wish to override them, place the new file in
/etc/udev/rules.d and the one in /usr/lib/udev won't be used.


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