lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1996]   [May]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: Cleaning up the config files in /etc (Re: As 2.0 looms) (fwd)


    On Mon, 6 May 1996, Darren J Moffat wrote:

    > Date: Mon, 6 May 1996 14:01:51 +0100 (BST)
    > From: Darren J Moffat <darren@xarius.demon.co.uk>
    > To: Dan Merillat <harik@ao.net>
    > Cc: Linux Kernel List <linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu>
    > Subject: Re: Cleaning up the config files in /etc (Re: As 2.0 looms) (fwd)
    >
    > On Wed, 1 May 1996, Dan Merillat wrote:
    >
    >
    > > How weird. In effect, /etc IS /etc/conf.d.... :)
    > >
    > > No. BUT: pid files should get the hell out of /etc, /etc/mtab should go
    > > to /var/run, anything dynamic out. Subdirs for different systems
    > > (networking, mail, whadevva)
    > >
    > > I don't mind much, but I dislike having to rewrite so many programs to
    > > mount / read-only. (The way it should be on a secure site.)
    > >
    > > /etc/vga, /etc/dos, /etc/X11... A lot of intelligent distributions
    > > allready MAKE a new dir in /etc.
    >
    >
    > Please move this discussion to linux-fsstnd@uscd.edu where it belongs.
    >
    > For your info, /etc/*.pid live in /var/run

    Yes, they do, But tell distributions that. Syslogd and klogd both drop
    pid files in /etc. Just a matter of a changed path, but still! Very bad
    place to have pid files in the first place.

    --Dan





    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:37    [W:0.019 / U:1.120 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site