Subject: Re: symlink complaints in /etc/security
To: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
From: Perry E.Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 12/07/2003 21:16:28
Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org> writes:
> 3. Change the way that /etc/mtree/special and
> /etc/mtree/special.local are used by /etc/security, such
> that entries in special.local override entries in special.
> Then, if you make changes such as replacing directories
> with symlinks, add the new entry to special.local.
> I like this option much better,
I like it as well.
> since it doesn't involve
> adding more special cases to mtree,
Well, it does require that we rig mtree to handle this, or somehow
build a script that does it for mtree....
> and allows the end user
> to override NetBSD's /etc/mtree/special defaults without
> fear of losing the changes when postinstall (et al) is run.
So how do we do it?
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org