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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

Uoti Urpala <uoti.urpala@pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
> George Danchev wrote:
>> For some reason or another the vast majority of applications have
>> not been following this approach. I'm not going to argue whether is
>> makes sense or not.

> The reason why most old applications do not follow that approach (at
> least not yet) is pretty obvious: their authors never considered it.
> etc-overrides-lib semantics have only become a seriously considered
> alternative fairly recently.

Having settings in one (optional) file overide settings in another
one is far from being a new/fresh idea though. See pine.

cu andreas

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