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Re: Security of CFINPUTS


From: Bruce Richardson
Subject: Re: Security of CFINPUTS
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 20:08:40 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 12:47:21PM +0200, address@hidden wrote:
> On 15 May, Julien Brouchier wrote:
> > 
> >     I always thought that /var/SOMEPROGNAME is somewhat wrong, Why 
> > would'nt you use /var/lib/cfengine ?
> > 
> 
> 
> This is an eternal discussion, but /var/lib doesn't actually
> exist on all systems. On the other hand, one has /var/cron ..
> which also...doesn't exist on all systems...
> What a mess Unix is. Let's not try to tidy it up ;-)

So long as it is configurable, this is not a problem.  Then the package
maintainers for the various *nixes can set it how they like.

-- 
Bruce

If the universe were simple enough to be understood, we would be too
simple to understand it.



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