/etc/default in Fedora

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sat Mar 10 18:20:47 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 08, 2012 at 05:20:35PM +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
> So, please all just use a subdir directly in /etc with the name of the
> package/subsystem, and put your files in there,

This really ought to be a Fedora guideline.  It is a recommendation in
Debian, and has been since as long as I can remember, and results in
Debian being much more consistent about where config files can be

'Course we could go further and rename /etc/httpd -> /etc/apache (and
rename the package, both matching Debian), which should have been done
a long time ago.


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