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Re: Why /usr/local/etc???



On Sat, 23 Aug 2008 18:24:48 -0700
Gary Kline <kline_(_at_)_thought_(_dot_)_org> wrote:

> 
> 	Folks,
> 
> 	This may have been covered too-often before, buy why can't
> 	*everything* related to /etc hang off "/etc"?  I can create a
> 	symlink in /etc to /usr/local/etc named "loc" or "local".  
> 	Thing is, why this isn't done by default?

Everything could be off / too but that's not how FreeBSD does it.

See man 7 heir.  Its a sketch of the FreeBSD filesystem hierarchy.

Randy
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