Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/etc/rc.conf.d
To: Klaus Klein <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: source-changes
Date: 04/18/2002 09:14:38
Klaus Klein <> writes:
> Darren Reed <> writes:
> > In some email I received from matthew green, sie wrote:
> > >    Actually, there wasn't even a directory there to start with, so it
> > >    wasn't just empty but non-existant.
> > > 
> > > this is false.  the directory is *definately* created.  i've used
> > > it on multiple occasions to set "command=..." for this instance.
> > 
> > My understanding was based on someone else's assertion (on icb) that it
> > wasn't created.  Fool me for believing them (I should have checked locally
> > but I was lame)
> In case you're referring to what I told you, let me repeat: the build
> process currently does not consider the etc/rc.conf.d directory in the
> source tree (which didn't even exist until your addition).
> Everything beyond that is your interpretation thereof.

Well, of course -- the directory is created (empty) by mtree(8). There
wasn't any need for files to initialize it from because it was
supposed to be used only by the end user. (I think we're all in
complete agreement here except for Darren.)