Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/*
To: Michael G. Schabert <email@example.com>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/14/2003 13:57:30
[ On Thursday, March 13, 2003 at 23:23:57 (-0500), Michael G. Schabert wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/*
> At 3:22 PM -0500 3/9/03, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > [ On Sunday, March 9, 2003 at 20:24:50 (+0100), Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote: ]
> > > "Greg A. Woods" <email@example.com> writes:
> > > >
> > > > How can you logically assume that something which needs configuration
> > > > can "just work" when you install it in your particular environment?
> > >
> > > I don't think anyone is assuming that. What's being assumed is that
> > > you can install a software package from pkg_src, configure it, and add
> > > "mumble=YES" to /etc/rc.conf -- and expect it to start at the next
> > > reboot.
> > Anyone making such an assumption apparently hasn't read the text that's
> > displayed when such a package is installed! ;-)
> Oh, really??
> alpha# more MESSAGE
Yes, REALLY! :-)
The "MESSAGE" file is not the only instructional text displayed when
such a package is installed.
Greg A. Woods
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