Subject: Re: misc/4811: /etc/rc in NetBSD 1.3 is missing support for /etc/
To: None <netbsd-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Geoff Wing <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/13/1998 03:11:14
Duncan McEwan <duncan@MCS.VUW.AC.NZ> typed:
:>Synopsis:       No support for in /etc/rc
:A NetBSD 1.2G system that I have has /etc/rc with the following RCS id
:	$NetBSD: rc,v 1.78 1997/06/12 15:18:58 mrg Exp $
:The 1.3 system I have just installed has /etc/rc with
:	$NetBSD: rc,v 1997/11/28 19:52:48 mellon Exp $
:The older version has functionality that the newer one doesn't have -- in
:particular the ldconfig command is invoked with the contents of /etc/
:as arguments.

RTFM.  ldconfig(8) changed functionality and now automatically reads
   "By default, it scans a set of built-in system directories, directories
    listed in /etc/, and any directories specified on the command
    line (in the given order) ...."
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