[systemd-devel] Unwants

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Jan 27 04:38:26 PST 2015

On Thu, 22.01.15 14:08, Dimitri John Ledkov (dimitri.j.ledkov at intel.com) wrote:

> > In any case, /etc overrides /run, so your example can never work.
> >
> Oh, ok. But any combination of the two. E.g. for /etc to unwant from
> /run then, or for /etc to unwant from /usr.
> At the moment, I'm looking at packaging symlinks in .wants directories
> under /usr and then allow to uninstall such a package as a means to
> override the default config. Since I would like to update how the
> default config is setup, without doing in /etc where I'd have to
> answer "is this my old config, or user modified it and I shouldn't
> touch it"

I am not grokking this. If you remove the package with the symlinks in
/usr, then den deps are gone, so why do you need something in /etc or
/run still?


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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