FHS and /etc [was: Re: jhalfs.conf]

Tushar Teredesai sukucorp at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 11:16:18 PST 2006


On 1/15/06, Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote these words on 01/15/06 12:39 CST:
>
> > This link seems silly to me.  It says:
> >
> > "It is recommended that files be stored in subdirectories of /etc rather
> > than directly in /etc.", but the main page says: "The /etc hierarchy
> > contains configuration files."
>
> Continuing in the spirit of conversation, I can see where having
> subdirectories containing just one file can be helpful. These examples
> are hypothetical, but may be practical as they seem reasonable to me.

Another example. Initially a package starts with a single
configuration file but down the line more configuration files are
added.

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