Shadow-20001016 and shadow-20000902

Erika Pacholleck Pacholleck.E at gmx.de
Thu Mar 8 11:40:25 PST 2001


( Mär-07-2001 ) Gerard Beekmans <--:
> > Gerard, what about creating the /etc/default/ directory though?
> 
> It's balancing on the border of mandatory package installation and package 
> configuration thus making it something the user him/herself should do. It may 
> fit nicely in chapter 6 "configuring essential software" where shadow 
> password suite is part of.

In my point of view it is correct to leave that to the user.
On my system no program at all has the right to write whatever file into the
/etc directory and there are ways - admitedly a bit more work - around.
-- 
Erika

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