Subject: sysctl (was usr.sbin/route6d, or sbin/route6d)
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 01/11/2000 01:29:40
Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> > - I think we really need to move sysctl into /sbin. are you guys
> > happy with it?
> just a list of facts:
> /sbin/sysctl: openbsd-current freebsd(all) bsdi41
> /usr/sbin/sysctl: netbsd(all) openbsd26
What would be really nice is to have the sysctls looked up by
the kernel. This way sysctl(8) doesn't grow, and doesn't need
to be recompiled when a new sysctl is added. Doesn't FreeBSD
do something like this? A _quick_ scan through the archives
doesn't reveal any recent discussion on this...