Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian
Steve McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Jean-Christophe Dubacq wrote:
>>If dpkg kept a copy of the original configuration file (to be retrieved
>>at all times), it would be easier to spot local changes.
>>I use etckeeper to do that, but it's a bit tiresome to isolate all local
>>changes (I have to save the diffs somewhere) (and a lost hope if you do
>>install etckeeper late in the workstation life). My git-fu is probably
>>not good enough (I am probably looking for a "pristine" branch and a
>>rebased "local" branch used in production).
> You might be interested in a proposal at UDS this week:
So basically, we'd have a directory of files under /etc that are not
conffiles, and even made 0440. Amusing proposal.
Why not move them outside of /etc then, if they are not configuration
files, and should not be touched by the user?
(Yeah, sure, they can be moved out of /etc, but that doesn't stop the
original proposal being amusing, sorry.)