Subject: Re: rc.conf
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Colin Wood <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/16/1998 11:47:03
Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Ken Nakata wrote:
> : > You're both too late.  It is already in -current (though a -current "make
> : > build" will not update your /etc directory for obvious reasons).  Look at
> : > src/etc/rc.conf.
> : 
> : No, I wasn't too late.  I was just not thinking.  I had had a couple
> : of beers (hey, it's past midnight in my local time) and by the time I
> : noticed he was talking about /etc/rc.conf, not /etc/rc, it was too
> : late; the mail was out.  Ur, I WAS too late, then.  Oops 8-/
> Well, maybe you should look:  it's in rc too.  8-)
> This was debated a while ago without much outcome.  I guess someone decided
> it was time to put it in and see who liked it and who didn't.  :)

Well, perhaps the ports which don't currently have it should simply
implement it (like mac68k)?  I don't think it would be all that
hard....unless there is something horribly i386-specific about it.


Colin Wood                       
Component Design Engineer - MD6                 Intel Corporation
I speak only on my own behalf, not for my employer.