[Box Backup] Distribution Patches - Debian - Part2: adjust basedir

David H Kaufman boxbackup at boxbackup.org
Sat Apr 4 02:16:07 BST 2009

Hi Chris,

Maintaining this patch is the largest part of the effort involved in the
Gentoo packaging. It would be great to have the default change.


On Fri, 3 Apr 2009 12:05:33 +0200 (CEST), Chris Wilson <chris at qwirx.com>
> Hi all,
> On Fri, 3 Apr 2009, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> Adjust the config basedir from /etc/box to /etc/boxbackup for the debian

>> package.
>> I'm actually not sure if this patch is acceptable upstream. However I've

>> noticed that gentoo carries a very similar patch for this change. Maybe 
>> this s/box/boxbackup/ should be made configurable?
> I think this is a good idea. Does anyone have any objections to me 
> changing the default path? if I hear nothing, I'll assume it's OK to 
> change from /etc/box to /etc/boxbackup.
> You can always override this by providing a path to a specified 
> configuration file on the command line of any of the tools and daemons.
> Cheers, Chris.

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