[clug] Debian policy on DNS zone files

Christopher Yeoh cyeoh at samba.org
Tue Mar 14 22:24:27 GMT 2006

At 2006/3/14 10:26+1100  Michael James writes:
> Could someone more conversant with Debian and Linux FHS
>  tell me if the policy of "all configuration files belong in /etc"
>  applies to DNS master zone files?
> ie: Should they be in /etc/named.d/master ?
> Or is it considered alright for them to be hidden
>  down in the actual chroot jail /var/lib/named/ ?

All of the human editable config files should live under etc. This
doesn't prevent you from doing tricks with symlinks (for example
linking from somewhere under /etc to the real file which lives
somewhere else if thats what you really need).

cyeoh at samba.org

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