Subject: /usr/pkg/etc vs. /etc
To: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/09/1998 17:22:56
On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Todd Vierling wrote:
> - Configuration files are now in /usr/pkg/etc/httpd
> (was /usr/pkg/http/conf) - SSL subdirectories are also here
Why are these in /usr/pkg/etc/httpd, rather than /etc/httpd? Do we
expect machines sharing /usr to be sharing httpd config files and
The whole concept of /usr/pkg/etc makes sense to me only for things
that don't change between systems, such as files to be called from
rc.local. We don't put ssh configuration files in /usr/pkg/etc; it
seems to me we shouldn't put other programs' configuration files
I'd be happy to make this change, if it's ok with everyone.
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