Subject: Re: What about startup scripts??
To: Dominik Rothert <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/02/2001 21:36:53
On Sun, Dec 31, 2000 at 06:21:31PM +0100, Dominik Rothert wrote:
> Frederick Bruckman <> wrote:
> > Oh, yeah. I forgot about that. We could still put the default into
> > /etc/rc.pkg.conf ("NO"), and let the user edit /etc/rc.conf.d/<any> or
> > /etc/rc.conf, his choice.
> I still think that we should keep /etc untouched by packages
> and make these configurable in ${PREFIX}/etc.

No, because ${PREFIX}/etc may be shared across several machines, and
you want these to be set per-machine. IMHO there shouldn't be any config file
in ${PREFIX}/etc.

Manuel Bouyer <>