Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/*
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/09/2003 13:16:37
In message <>, "Greg A. Woods" writes:
>As has been debated endlessly both on NetBSD lists and in other forums
>for as long as I can remember (i.e. right back to 1984 or before! :-),
>there has _never_ been any consensus as to whether installing something
>which requires boot-time procedures should automatically also install
>whatever is necessary to cause those procedures to be triggered on the
>next reboot (i.e. to configure the "thing" so that it is enabled on the
>next reboot).

Right; my thinking was, requiring me to put apache=YES in rc.conf is enough
to remind me to configure it.

I think I'll just use the "copy startup scripts to..." thing.