Subject: Re: /etc/ enhancement
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/12/2001 09:16:12
On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 08:28:46AM -0800, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 07:44:05PM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
>  > 	the attached patch will allow two things in /etc/ifconfig.*:
>  > 	- allow comments started by "#"
>  > 	- allow command invocation started by "!"
> I think it's seriously cool.  I wouldn't mind if it replaced the
> dhclient rc.d script, in fact.
> Perhaps we could have an rc.subr function that did the
> processing, so that a program that catches an event can run a script
> that invokes for a particular interface?

Good idea, Jason.

It's possible that we can use this for rc.d/isdnd and other
network-like scripts as well.

I'll take a look.