Subject: Re: Changing root's shell to /bin/sh
To: maximum entropy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 03/17/1999 12:39:51
>>Would it be a useful first step to take the existing monolithic
>>/etc/rc, and break that up into sensible `modules'?
>>While leaving all the rc.conf machinery alone?
>Maybe, but it might be difficult to determine what's sensible without
>an implementation to test it against.
Jay Maynard has done that. We dont need to copy the filename-ordering,
but the split itself might well be useful. and we can rework /etc/rc
to just call all the modules (or "rc.<whatever> start" scripts in
more-or-less the existing order as rc does it now.
Sound like a plan?