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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org> writes:

> On 05/11/2012 11:08 PM, Marvin Renich wrote:
>> For clarity, the etc-overrides-non-etc model that I am talking about is
>> where the file in /etc can override individual values, not where the
>> file in /etc must replace the entirety of the non-etc configuration.
> This case is much much more acceptable to me. I wouldn't see any
> problem with it. I just don't want that new configuration values to be
> silently ignored upon upgrades, that's all I'm saying.

I agree, that seeing the defaults change would be lovely. With the
defaults being in /lib, it's possible to write a tool that notifies you.

With the defaults being in a monolithic blob, possibly inside a binary,
it is not.


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