Packaging FreeTDS for Debian
Michael Alan Dorman
mdorman at debian.org
Tue Dec 21 10:05:57 EST 1999
Andreas Tille <tillea at rki.de> writes:
> 1) What is the purpose of the file
> I tried to check the sources but didn't found a place, where it
> is really needed.
> The reason for this is that it conflicts with the Debian policy
> for placing files. If it is really needed it should go anywhere
> under /usr/share (because it is a plain ASCII-file and so it
> is architecture independent). I'd like to suggest to place it
> and I'd like to know, if this change would require any changes to
> the source.
> May be you could think about such kind of location for your
> distribution or you could make the location configurable at
> compile time.
Based on my experience with Sybase---not with FreeTDS, so things may
be a bit different---I'd think that the proper place for that would be
/etc/interfaces, or perhaps /etc/freetds/interfaces. interfaces is
the file that lists the available servers.
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