Subject: Re: HEADS UP: RCD_SCRIPTS_EXAMPLEDIR changed to share/examples/rc.d
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 12/29/2004 21:04:24
[ On Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at 20:30:58 (-0500), Todd Vierling wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: HEADS UP: RCD_SCRIPTS_EXAMPLEDIR changed to share/examples/rc.d
> On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > The fix would be to create, as another managed configuration file,
> Violates KISS principle. You don't need another file -- setting the
> defaults in the rc.d script itself works just fine.
Hmmm... I suppose, though I think doing that violates the principle of
least astonishment -- after all why don't all the standard system
scripts also assign their own defaults that way? I.e. why do we have
any /etc/defaults/rc.conf in the first place?
Greg A. Woods
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