Subject: Re: Feature idea...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
Date: 02/02/1999 21:14:29
> Proposal: 'etcswitch'. There would be directories /etc/switch/foo, and
> during boot, if 'etcswitch' is enabled, *before* normal config files are
> read, you get a little prompt on /etc/switch/*, letting you pick a
> configuration. (Before it nukes your old files, it presumably copies them,
> and you might have a few special ones like /etc/switch/previous.)
> Is this a good idea? A bad idea?
I've been using that for a couple of years now, and it's quite handy
when you move your computer. I do it with symbolic link (but only one
needs to be changed when you switch). I use it to switch the following files:
amd dhclient.conf localtime ntp.conf rc.conf resolv.conf