I have written a backup/recovery script which uses rsync. However, it requires to have a config file. the config file will be created automatically when user run it for the first time. Now my question is where should the script place it? next to itself in this same directory or in a different directory?
Actually, there *is* a policy for scripts.
They generally get placed in /usr/local/bin or .../sbin, and their config scripts can be placed either in /etc or, if you prefer, in /usr/local/include (depending
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