[vdr] Why use /var/lib/vdr?

Gerald Dachs vdr at dachsweb.de
Wed Dec 11 20:14:01 CET 2013


Am 11.12.2013 18:55, schrieb cedric.dewijs at telfort.nl:
> Hi All,
>
> I have build VDR systems based on arch linux and debian. On both, one
> half of the configuration files in is /etc/vdr, the other half in
> /var/lib/vdr.
> Why has the location /var/lib/vdr been choosen for the configuration
> files?
That is not true. Configuration-Files are only in /etc/vdr. What you can
see in /var/lib/vdr are data files.
Configuration files are only modified by root and never by the
application. The files in /var/lib/vdr are modified by the vdr.

Gerald

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