Subject: Re: /etc/rc.conf and upgrading
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/04/1999 12:11:28
> One of the little pains of an upgrade is rebuilding /etc/rc.conf.
> What if we moved the clean /etc/rc.conf to /etc/rc.defaults and
> started with an empty /etc/rc.conf that users could override
> /etc/rc.defaults settings?

I make one change to rc.conf, that being to add ". /etc/rc.conf.local"
to the end of it.  All my configuration then goes in rc.conf.local.

I'm not especially attached to the names.  But something like this is a
very good idea, it seems to me.

					der Mouse

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