RE: configuration file placement
On 31-Jan-99 John Travers wrote:
> The program I am packaging defaults to putting its configuration files in
> /usr/share/packagename/... along with an example file and a pixmap. How can I
> make the configuration file and example go to /etc/packagename... but leave
> the pixmap in the /usr/share... directory? (I know how I could install it
> there, but how do I make the program look there?)
You may have to edit the program's code. This has been a problem for several
Personally I do not think EVERY package belongs in /etc. Sytem control, sure.
But small things, no. I am aware of the current policy, but I think a strict
"everything goes here" is bound to have problems.