Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian
Thomas Goirand <firstname.lastname@example.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
> 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.