[csw-maintainers] Migrating config files from /opt/csw/etc to /etc/opt/csw during package update

Gary Law glaw at opencsw.org
Tue Sep 22 01:08:52 CEST 2009

2009/9/17 Philip Brown <phil at bolthole.com>:
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 6:44 AM, Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski
>> I support that, I agree that one place for configuration is better
>> then two places. (One might argue that creating /opt/csw/etc was
>> unnecessary, as there already was [/etc/opt/csw].
> Sometimes, you WANT global, shared, identical preferences for an application.
> Sometimes you DONT.
> For things that almost never change, or get site-modified once and
> then mostly left alone for eternity, it is best to have them in
> /opt/csw/etc, for cases where /opt/csw is NFS shared, or shared across
> multiple zones. It makes life much simpler for the sysadmin.

I beg to differ. The increased complexity of two places outweighs any
possible benefits. Everything in /etc/opt/csw please.

Gary Law
glaw at blastwave.org

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