Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/etc vs. /etc
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christoph Badura <email@example.com>
Date: 12/11/1998 01:07:42
firstname.lastname@example.org (Curt Sampson) write:
>2. We should have an /etc/rc.d directory, and the files in it should
>use the format that the packages use.
I mostly agree with Curts argumentation on this point. I want to point
out nevertheless that the pkgs start/stop scripts should, in priciple,
be shareable. I.e. they could just as well be installed in
Independent form the /etc/rc restructuring, the pkgs start/stop scripts
should do the right thing for starting and stopping the daemons now.
(There are a lot that don't. Some can't handle an argument of "stop",
even.) And these scripts should be obey /etc/rc.conf until the
restructuring. All of this IMHO, of course. But this is a different