[systemd-devel] networkd link state

Mantas Mikul─Śnas grawity at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 08:55:21 PST 2014


On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 5:02 PM, Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net>
wrote:
>
> Yeah, I think we should just suggest people to rename files they want
> to disable. We should probably recommend a convention though, for
> example ".disabled" as suffix. We should recommend the convention
> simply because in some cases we want the option to place multiple file
> types the same dir, and we need to make sure that whatever people
> rename things to doesn't turn it into something we might consider a
> valid file name later on again.
>
> I am tempted to just say ".disabled" as suffix is the easiest option,
> but maybe somebody has better ideas?


How about ignoring the file if <fullname>.masked exists? touch/rm is a bit
easier than renaming.

Was thinking earlier about suggesting that for generators (which can't
really be renamed).

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Mantas Mikul─Śnas <grawity at gmail.com>
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