change of names of configuration files

Chris Adams cmadams at
Thu Oct 25 15:05:48 UTC 2012

Once upon a time, Jaroslav Reznik <jreznik at> said:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > Hi devels,
> > I'd like to ask for your opinion, especially those from anaconda,
> > system-config-* and localization. The last commit in systemd [1]
> > changed
> > names of configuration files. Does someone else than systemd tools
> > using
> > them? Fedora 18 is (or will be soon) in freeze, so it would be better
> > solve it now.
> It's definitely not a good time for such change, especially if someone
> depends on this change and hits freeze...

Also, what is the justification for the changes?  Arbitrarily moving
things around is just useless churn.  These settings have been in these
files for a long time (I know I have scripts that pull the HOSTNAME
variable from /etc/sysconfig/network).

Chris Adams <cmadams at>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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