Subject: Re: Changing root's shell to /bin/sh
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/18/1999 22:40:22
John Nemeth <> writes:
> We could
> easily get this advantage by creating a single /etc/rc.d directory and
> having /etc/rc execute everything in it just before going multiuser
> (controlled by a configuration variable in /etc/rc.conf).

that's only useful if the things which are started by scripts there
all 'should be' run at the same point in the startup (e.g. after the
rest of the stuff in /etc/rc, or whatever).  that's often not the

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.