Subject: Re: /etc/rc.d/ runs slowsly
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jay Maynard <email@example.com>
Date: 04/13/2000 11:07:24
On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 12:01:40PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > Um, "No". /etc/services is configuration information.
> Unless you're running on a different network than I am then
> /etc/services is *not* configuration information. It's just a better
> format from the computer's point of view than the actual text of RFC1700
> (or whateer the current list is published as).
Depends on what you're doing. It's not uncommon at all in an Oracle
environment to make additions to /etc/services to define sockets for
database server instances for each database. I believe other DBMS systems do
this, as well.
It may not be configuration information in your environment, but it is in