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etcupdate destructive tricks
I've updated NetBSD-current system and notice that etcupdate wants to destroy
some useful files.
For instance, it wants to destroy /etc.rc.conf, throwing the user back to
square zero (square one?).
Also, /etc/master.passwd and /etc/ttys
I'm watchful to what's happening, and know to hit d to avoid losing my changes;
In the case of /etc/ttys, etcupdate wants to turn off all but one virtual
console, so that
(Ctrl-Alt-Fn) don't work for n=2, 3 or 4:.
I've learned from experience to be watchful, but still wonder why this is such
a trap for the unwary that would make the user wonder why the other consoles
are not accessible.
It ought to be made more user-friendly, rather than user-vengeful.
I imagine this would be the same in NetBSD 5.x and 6.x but don't follow those
branches any more.
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