[vbox-dev] systemd usage incorrect

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 20:12:04 GMT 2014

Sérgio Basto wrote:

> On Qui, 2014-12-18 at 07:19 -0500, Neal Becker wrote:
>> VirtualBox-4.3.20-1.fc21.x86_64
>> I see VB installed into /etc/modules-load.d.  These files should be installed
>> into /usr/lib/modules-load.d instead.  According to manpage:
>> '''
>>        Each configuration file shall be named in the style of program.conf.
>> Files in /etc/ override files
>>        with the same name in /usr/lib/ and /run/. Files in /run/ override
>>        files
>> with the same name in
>>        /usr/lib/. Packages should install their configuration files in
>> /usr/lib/, files in /etc/ are
>>        reserved for the local administrator, who may use this logic to
>>        override
>> the configuration files
>>        installed from vendor packages.
>>        If the administrator wants to disable a configuration file supplied by
>> the vendor, the recommended
>>        way is to place a symlink to /dev/null in /etc/modules-load.d/ bearing
>> the same filename.
>> '''
> Hi, I will see that, thanks to open the bug report on rpmfusion,  but
> what is the importance of that ? for what ? To prioritize this
> Best regards
-Probably not a high priority.  It would allow the systemd config files to work 
as intended by the man page.  Also, should be a simple enough change.

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