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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org> writes:

> On 05/11/2012 08:33 PM, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> Am 11.05.2012 14:30, schrieb Marco d'Itri:
>>> The problem with etc-overrides-lib is that a file must be copied in 
>>> full from /lib to /etc to be modified, and then future changes to the 
>>> same file in /lib will be ignored (so maybe the package will break 
>>> because these changes are required, etc).
>> You can either copy the file or use the .include directive (which was
>> already mentioned) and only override the settings you need.
>> So systemd provides both semantics and you can chose which one you
>> want/need.
>> Michael
> But upon upgrades, it's still a silent thing. The configuration file in /lib
> is overwritten and users wont know about the changes.

Likewise for *every* other case where the default changes. There's
nothing different. Nothing. Nada.

Except you can write a tool to warn in *this* case, because the defaults
are available in a diffable format.


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