Subject: Re: /etc/default
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/27/1995 17:18:44
Greg Earle writes:
> To put it another way: this inittab/rc?.d stuff has been around in System V
> for what, oh, 12 years now or so?  If it's such a great idea, how come we're
> already to 4.4BSD++ and CSRG never felt the compelling need to implement
> these oh-so-wonderful features into BSD?  I remain unconvinced ...

Lets not confuse the run level stuff, which is fairly useless, with
the "rc broken into multiple files in directory" concept, which I
think is actually pretty cool.