Subject: Re: "The BSD Way" [was Re: Support for ACLs]
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/12/2001 12:46:57
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 11:26:49AM +0000, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> The people who want to use the old-style monolithic rc.conf are still
> free to do so. Personally, I find rc.d much better and easier to use,
> so I use it. I honestly don't care about its antecedents, I do care
> about its functionality.

As this old chestnut is resurfacing, maybe someone can remind me of the
clever vi syntax to open /etc/rc.conf in the top half of the screen and
/etc/defaults/rc.conf in the bottom? (searching on "vi" in the archives
won't get me far... I remember reading the message though...)