CFT: new BSD-licensed sort available

Doug Barton dougb at
Sun Mar 18 00:15:42 UTC 2012

On 03/17/2012 17:08, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> I can imagine a netboot'ed system where the config in /etc/alternates/
> is different for individual hosts, which have a shared root.
> That way you can have two netbooted hosts with a shared read-only
> rootfs, but a ramdisk /etc, with the locally configured mailer,
> alternates, etc.

Sure, and in that situation the conf file in /etc would still work just
as well.

I should point out that I'm imagining a conf file *plus* an rc.d script
to enforce it ... likely just calling update-alternatives (or whatever
we decide to call it).



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