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Re: [Cluster-devel] [PATCH/RFC] Standardize on /etc/sysconfig/cluster for init script



On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 12:01 PM, David Teigland <teigland redhat com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 10:20:49AM +0200, Fabio M. Di Nitto wrote:
>>
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> I just noticed that we have a very inconsistent way to set init script
>> defaults by using /etc/sysconfig/{cman,cluster,scsi_reserve}.
>>
>> the patch in attachment is very simple and standardize everything to
>> /etc/sysconfig/cluster and retains backward compatibility.
>>
>> Please ACK or i will apply.
>
> Doesn't it make most sense for the name of the sysconfig file to match the
> name of the init script it corresponds to?  i.e. the config file for
> init.d/cman would be sysconfig/cman?

my random, totally-unsolicited $.02: now that i think about past
experiences i've had when hunting for init scripts and their config
files, i agree with you, david.

being able to just guess/tab-complete filenames for init scripts and
config files may only rarely be felt as a user interface "success",
but on the flipside it's never fun to have to pull out grep/find/etc
to dig something out once the obvious choices have been excluded.

but then again, nobody asked me, so i'll butt out.  ;)


thanks,

  d
  .


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