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Date:      Mon, 6 Mar 2017 22:40:41 +0100
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Chris Knipe <savage@savage.za.org>
Cc:        FreeBSD - <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: /etc/skel doesn't work?!
Message-ID:  <20170306224041.21c7b709.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <CA+4TWFuPS4qrPBOdD1XGqX3uC3j7NVxBdcojmX5Grk0noJfAFw@mail.gmail.com>
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On Mon, 6 Mar 2017 21:51:25 +0200, Chris Knipe wrote:
> Just out of interest...
> 
> Is there any reason why /etc/skel IS there then?  Other than to create
> confusion of course.

I think /etc/skel is intended for user-supplied files in the
first place when overriding system-supplied files in /usr/share/skel
is intended (by changing the default location for tools like pw
and adduser). It's also a Linuxism. :-)



-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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