[lsb-futures] Re: Configuration File Spec part of LSB?

Matt Wilson msw at redhat.com
Tue Jul 16 07:35:12 PDT 2002


On Sat, Jul 13, 2002 at 03:44:58PM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> 
> The second observation I would make is that given the merger of SuSE,
> Turbo Linux, Caldera, etc. into the United Linux distribution, if
> you're right that SuSE is already using the rc.config.d system here
> are some things that could be done to popularize it.
> 
> 1)  Try to convince Red Hat to adopt this scheme.
> 
> 2)  Try to convince Debian to adopt this scheme.  (Be prepared for
> nasty politics.)
> 
> 3) Suggest that this directory be documented in the Filesystem
> Hierarchy Standard.

It is safe to say that more distributions are using an /etc/sysconfig
scheme than anything else.  In SuSE Linux 8.0 there is an
/etc/sysconfig directory, but the file contents don't match the other
/etc/sysconfig-using distros.

Cheers,

Matt


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