[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
> On May 11, Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org> wrote:
>> > Wrong: since you have to copy the whole file to override it, and files 
>> > in /lib have no conffiles handling, after an upgrade you will not know 
>> > what was changed by you and what was changed upstream.
>> I think everyone here agrees with that. The interesting case is when
>> files in /etc/ can either explicitly include the /lib file, or
>> implicitly override the /lib settings.
> I do not know about any package which work this way,

Well, systemd has been mentioned one or two times here in the last

> but there is any 
> then the problem is not different from packages which support multiple 
> configuration file fragments in /etc, ship the default configuration 
> in /etc and allow it to be modified by other configuration fragments in 
> /etc (e.g. Apache).

I agree, and therefore I'm surprised that some people are getting so
aggravated about this if the default configuration is installed in /lib
rather than /etc.



 »Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a Banana.«

  PGP fingerprint: 5B93 61F8 4EA2 E279 ABF6  02CF A9AD B7F8 AE4E 425C

Reply to: