Subject: Re: /etc/default
To: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rick Kelly <email@example.com>
Date: 07/28/1995 20:22:18
Simon J. Gerraty said:
>> 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 ...
>Given that even Sun have gone SysV now, this argument is not a very
Given that I work all day with Solaris 2.x, I'm stilling waiting for Sun
to come up with a viable sysv. Sysv vendors have made a rat's nest of
the inittab/rc?.d system. Sometimes it's level 2 for multi-user and
networking, sometimes it's level 3, just pick your favorite vendor.
I like the BSD rc.* method. It's a no-brainer to just source files in
Rick Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com