lamsokvr at xprt.net
Mon Jun 27 16:30:42 UTC 2005
Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> Vram wrote:
>> I think if you rename /etc/ to /site-etc and /base-etc you will break
>> the system.
>> Or maybe I misunderstood you. Have you seen someone do this? Or
>> have you tried it.
>> Applications you install will look for configuration in /etc. The
>> base system is set up to work this way. Now this being Linux,
>> Open-Source, you could make yours work anyway you wanted to.... Just
>> take a bit of C++ and scripting. <I am WAY to lazy to even th ink of
>> that much work>
> sorry, I was not being clear. I was describing a system with three
> etc directories. The first two, site-etc and base-etc are real. The
> third etc is a virtual and a composite of the first two.
> think of transparencies or slides. If you take two slides and put
> them together, you'll only see the bottom images if there is nothing
> on the top slide. Now apply the same concept to layered file
> systems. That's what I'm thinking about in terms of system partitioning.
Wow, that is a very interesting concept. Who does stuff like that?
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