Subject: Re: The new rc.d stuff...
To: Greywolf <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/03/2000 19:45:51
On Sat, Apr 01, 2000 at 09:13:25PM -0800, Greywolf wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Mar 2000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> # Robert Elz writes:
> # I'm compiling up a proposal covering these ideas on replacing rc.conf.
> Sigh.  Luke, you know, I appreciate the effort that's going in here, but
> splitting out rc.conf into a bunch of little files makes it a huge pain
> in the patella when trying to configure the box.  Never mind the cute

One possibility I have not seem mentioned is a utility analogous to vipw.

vipw maintains /etc/passwd and /etc/master.passwd, including locking.
A virc could be created to do the same to provide an rc.conf interface to
the new rc setup.

David Maxwell,| -->
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