Subject: Re: /var/cron -> /etc/cron
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/03/1999 13:41:51
On Sat, Apr 03, 1999 at 08:29:13AM +1000, Robert Elz wrote:
>     Date:        Fri, 2 Apr 1999 16:18:29 -0500 (EST)
>     From:        Curt Sampson <>
>     Message-ID:  <>
>   | Now the main objection that seems to have been brought up here is
>   | that some people want to share /etc among multiple machines.
> Where did this red herring come from?   I saw nothing at all about sharing
> /etc, which would be a pretty dumb thing to want to do.   Being able to argue
> against that is no great feat.

I have a setup where I share all of root sans a freshly-MAKEDEVd /dev on mfs
and a per-machine /var among 10 diskless clients.