[systemd-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] Remove installation of symlinks in /etc

Kok, Auke-jan H auke-jan.h.kok at intel.com
Tue Feb 12 16:25:41 PST 2013

On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 4:21 PM, Lennart Poettering
<lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 11.02.13 16:34, Auke Kok (auke-jan.h.kok at intel.com) wrote:
>> Contrary to it's own packaging guidelines, these symlinks are created
>> in /etc/. While technically not a problem, this makes it harder
>> for folks installing from git that want to override these settings
>> (either masking or otherwise).
>> Moving the links to $(systemunitdir) resolves.
> I am not sure we really should do this. Both of these units should be
> allowed to be disabled, and always telling people to mask them sounds a
> bit too much...
> Dunno, I am a bit split about this. I see where you are coming from, but
> just making them static sounds like too simple...
> (Also, if we make them static we'd drop the [Install] section, as that
> would be pointless then...)
> So, I am really unsure... Dunno... Opinions?

then let's just remove them (the symlinks) altogether.


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