On Wednesday 26 November 2008, lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote about 'Re: Erase cache, clean registry in Linux': >The tendency in Debian to split up configuration files --- like for >apache and exim4 --- and to spread them over several directories and >to have the system automatically mess with them has already gone too >far. Just try to figure out how to configure exim with that system --- >it remains cryptical, and it's far easier not to use it. Apache was >also easier to configure before it was messed up. I find wrangling a lot of small files with self-documenting names a lot easier than fighting with a one large file made larger by the number of comment lines needed to explain the role of different sections. Prior to your message, I didn't think anyone actually liked non-split configuration files for exim4 and apache. I guess it's a matter of taste, but monolithic files are certainly harder for multiple packages automatically maintain. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. email@example.com ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.org/ \_/
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