Subject: Re: The new rc.d stuff...
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From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/23/2000 22:50:05
[ On Sunday, April 23, 2000 at 12:52:45 (-0700), John Nemeth wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: The new rc.d stuff...
> Add to the above /etc/default and another config directory
> (rc.config.d, sysconfig, etc.) which varies from vendor to vendor.
> Basically, configuration information is spread out amongst a number of
> directories and many many files. I also find that on most systems the
> files in /etc/init.d are either not at the right granularity or don't
> have enough/any configuration options, so I often end up having to
> modify "system" files with the consequent hassle of maintaining the
> changes when upgrading the OS. In conclusion, SysV machines are a
> royal pain in the neck to maintain, and require a lot more work then
> BSD systems.
that might be true at least until you learn to use them correctly.
afterwards they get to be a lot easier to *maintain*.
Greg A. Woods
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