Subject: Re: How would I add a static route for a gif tunnel in the new rc.d system?
To: Burgess,David B. <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/22/2001 21:04:15
On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 11:00:51AM -0600, Burgess,David B. wrote:
> I looked in the /etc/rc.d/network and found /etc/netstart.local with the
> comment "This must die" above it.
> If we aren't going to continue to support /etc/netstart.local, then where
> would things which aren't general purpose (like specialized routing
> information) be set up.  If, on the other hand, we are going to continue to
> support netstart.local, then we need to change the comment or implement
> whatever is going to replace it.
> I like the new structure, but I don't want to lose sight of the fact that we
> are trying to get some real work done.

I didn't notice this comment about netstart.local.
I fully agree that we need to keep this fonctionality (for almost the same
reason we still have a rc.local).

Manuel Bouyer <>