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Re: RFC: OpenRC as Init System for Debian

On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 05:25:57PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 05/11/2012 05:07 PM, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> > I'll turn this around: how do you handle cases where the defaults of
> > packages like apt, exim or syslogd change? Where the defaults are
> > embedded in the executable.
> >   
> The thing is, if you put the default in a file, it's because you
> expect these to change, at least more often than things that
> are compiled-in. Otherwise, what's the point in having stuff
> stored in a file that can be edited? Why not just do a .h with
> the values you need?
> P.S: I'm continuing to ask, even though you guys are slowly
> succeeding in convincing me... :) Not fully though... which
> is why I'm continuing this (I believe interesting) discussion.

At this point, I think all the pros and cons of all the various
different strategies have been discussed ad nauseam--there's not
much of value in continuing this further on this list.  It's not
adding anything new or useful.


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