/etc/passwd

JazerNorth google at jaynorth.net
Thu Jun 24 09:25:18 PDT 2004


S.J. van Atteveldt wrote:

> I am building a LFS system and would like to get rid of the /etc
> directory. Does anyone know how to get glibc to accept that my
> /etc/passwd and /etc/group directories are somewhere else (without
> resorting to /etc/nsswitch.conf because of the /etc there).
> Can I do this by changing the sysconfdir ?
> How can I do this without editing the configure script? By running
> configure sysconfdir=/foo or will this be an option for make?
> 
> Bas.

Wow,

Do you understand all of the consequences of not having an /etc 
directory?  Every single application uses /etc in some manner.

JN



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