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Re: what about confdirs?

On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 03:23:41PM +0300, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote:
> >>There's no such thing as confdir - only "ordinary" directories containing
> >>conffiles.

> > It has nothing to do with my yum package, but how do you declare another
> > directory outside /etc as a "configuration file container" ?

> Just declare all your out-of-/etc conffiles as such in <package>.conffiles

> But better yet, move the files in question somewhere under /etc and put
> symlinks to them in the directory where the software expects to find them.

Best of all, fix the software to not look for its configuration outside of
/etc, which is actually what the FHS requires.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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