[lug] System configuration files

Peter Hutnick peter-lists at hutnick.com
Tue Jul 29 16:49:20 MDT 2003

Jeff Schroeder said:

> In a larger sense, I guess I'm a little surprised this issue hasn't been
>  addressed by the *nix community more-- it seems like software
> developers just pick somewhat arbitrary places for their configuration
> files.  I honestly can't believe I'm the first person to stumble across
> this problem... ;)

Have you checked the LSB?  Some checklist
(http://www.linuxbase.org/test/fhschecklist.html) says they should go in
/etc/opt (ugh).  It references "3.12.2" whatever that is.  The only
occurrence of 3.12.2 on their page seems to be that reference.

Good luck.


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