Subject: Re: /var/db/btdev.xml (from source-changes)
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/29/2006 23:57:35
Iain Hibbert <> writes:
> If the file is deleted nothing will change, but next time you reboot, your
> bluetooth devices will not be attached and you would have to reconfigure
> them.

It sounds like a violation of least surprise to have the stuff in /var
and not /etc, then.

> Is all of /var considered ephemeral or is it just /var/db?

It is not really a question of "ephemeral" -- configuration data
should really be in /etc.