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Re: Future: fhs 2.3 compliance for fc3

On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Stephen Smoogen wrote:

>On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Havoc Pennington wrote:
>>A queue in /var is suboptimal because it partially defeats the purpose
>>of the deployment model - it leaves per-machine state to be corrupted,
>>backed up, hacked, etc.
>How is printing done? How do cron jobs mail when a services home 
>directory may not exist and the shell is nologin? Not trying to poke 
>holes as much as think things out-loud. I wonder if queues should go 
>under /var at all?

Actually, I think I am needing what the deployment model is and what it 
is for... that would help me get my head around it and what would need 
to be done. I may have a solution to the conundrum, but it needs a 
better idea of what is wanted.

Stephen John Smoogen		smoogen lanl gov
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