[sudo-workers] Adding a second sysconfdir

Otto Hollmann otto.hollmann at suse.com
Fri Apr 21 05:36:53 MDT 2023

Sorry, I forgot to check autoconf mailing list.

You are right, conversation died in February and we can assume that they
rejected this feature/new option.

I realized that using:
--enable-distconf --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc
will be sufficient for us and I will move configuration files into /usr/etc
using mv command in spec file.

So no further changes are necessary at the moment. I will test it once again and
ask our QA to test it as well. Then I will provide the final confirmation.


On Mon, 2023-04-17 at 12:34 -0600, Todd C. Miller wrote:
> Has there been any agreement between the autoconf maintainters as
> to what the option should be called?  The last time I checked there
> was a discussion about using and adminconfdir instead of distconfdir:
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/autoconf-patches/2023-02/msg00017.html
> I think that the adminconfdir proposal better matches what you want.
> In this case you would use:
>     --sysconfdir=/usr/etc --adminconfdir=/etc
> so files in /etc would override those in /usr/etc.
> That conversation appears to have died out in February.  I was
> hoping this would show up in some form in autoconf 2.72 but that
> seems unlikely now.
>  - todd

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