Subject: Re: /etc/default
To: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/26/1995 10:24:08
der Mouse writes:
> On the other hand, I hate that sort of "automated" installation,
> because it always gets something wrong.

Unfortunately, when you are dealing with hundreds or thousands of
machines being administered, you need automated installation, and for
naive users rewriting the install scripts isn't an
option. Discouraging the feature just because its sometimes done wrong
isn't the best idea.


PS I also tend to rewrite install scripts...