[arch-general] On /etc/conf.d deprecation

"Jérôme M. Berger" jeberger at free.fr
Mon Dec 10 03:19:21 EST 2012

Daniel Micay wrote:
> The issue with /etc/conf.d is that it's Arch-specific. There are still
> a lot of cases where the packages themselves still provide the units,
> but there is a push to get them upstream whenever possible to remove a
> lot of burden from the packagers, and share more work between
> distributions.
	Well, once the unit is upstreamed, the /etc/conf.d/foo file gets
renamed to foo.pacsave and the onus of providing a way to specify
the options falls to upstream. But for the time being, we need a
solution for the units that are provided in Arch packages.

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