On Fri, 12.12.14 15:57, Matthias Urlichs (matth...@urlichs.de) wrote:

> Hi,
> Colin Guthrie:
> > What's the argument for including /usr/local in all this stuff? Feels
> > wrong to me.
> > 
> +ME_TOO. /usr/local frequently has wider permissions than reasonable for
> something that can affect system startup.
> I can think of one argument in favor of this -- you can modify the system
> default that way, without touching /etc, so this would add local
> modifications to an image which you then use for system initialization.
> However, you can do the same thing by adding appropriate *.conf files to
> /usr/lib/systemd/**.

/usr is OS vendor territory. /usr/local is admin territory. The admin
should not modify /usr, ever.


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat
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