fedora-atomic discussion point: /usr/lib/passwd

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 15:11:50 UTC 2014


On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 5:05 PM, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
<johannbg at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 04/11/2014 02:47 PM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, 11.04.14 14:41, Jóhann B. Guðmundsson (johannbg at gmail.com) wrote:
>>
>>> On 04/11/2014 02:34 PM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Within the systemd project we have been working on a scheme we call
>>>> "factory" where packages can drop in static descriptions in /usr/lib of
>>>> stuff they need in /etc and /var to work properly. The idea is to then
>>>> use this information automatically at boot if systemd finds /etc and
>>>> /var empty to populate them.
>>>
>>> I dont think /etc the right place to be used here based on the
>>> evolution taking place so suggest containers should source that from
>>> elsewhere.
>>
>> I cannot parse this?
>
>
> /etc is "administrator space" and evolving into "administrator only space"
> which means eventually nothing will be placing or flushing or populating
> there  other then the administrators themselves.
>
> In other words if containers have to "populate" /etc they are doing it wrong
> hence the overall design is wrong

This thread is not about containers.


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