[PATCH] 2/2: Associate file locations to newly introduced path
ma at sernet.de
Wed Oct 17 20:55:17 GMT 2007
On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 01:09:24PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> Christian Perrier wrote:
> > If you actually apply both patches, let's be honest:
> > there will be indeed *no change* for Samba users, when they
> > use the upstream source.
> > Again, these two patches are not meant to modify Samba's
> > behaviour wrt files locations: they are meant to *allow*
> > this to happen, if users want to.
> I don't see this as a benefit to users. Only Debian. In fact,
> by allowing this, I believe that it will cause more confusion
> than it will help.
Honestly, I always found the choice of places of the files
in question by *other* distros very confusing. It seemed to
me to be due to a lack of configurability. The way, Debian
places them, has always been very intuitive to me.
So I would judge this to be a great benefit.
But this is just my feeling about this. Not much of technical
Cheers - Michael
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