Re: Bug#223819: RFA: murasaki -- another HotPlug Agent
On Dec 12, 2003, at 20:50, Henning Makholm wrote:
That is not true. The program *being packaged* is allowed to write to
/etc as part of its normal operation. Apart form programs whose *task*
is to change things in /etc (visudo, update-*) the most well-known
cases are ifupdown and mount.
mount is a specific exception to the FHS, ifupdown is a bug. We had
a very, very long flamewar on -devel about this, as I'm sure you're
I can't read the URL --- I'm offline at the moment --- but why not /var?
And why ask on -legal?
 Though one without a agreeable solution, it seems.