Subject: Re: /var/db/btdev.xml (from source-changes)
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/30/2006 13:18:55
On Sat, Jul 29, 2006 at 11:57:35PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> It sounds like a violation of least surprise to have the stuff in /var
> and not /etc, then.

I think it should be split.

The configuration data, which belongs in /etc (and has no config file
currently for itself but is only passed via command line arguments) should be
split from the database part which could be regenerated automatically from
interaction with the bluetooth peer using the config data from /etc.

And the /etc part should be in some reasonably human editable format, of