Subject: Re: /etc/rc.conf and upgrading
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/13/1999 12:13:12
Simon Burge <> writes:

> The lack of simple update procedure is what's driving this.  

You need to have the old version of the files to do this. Digital UNIX
has something like this that sprinkles .new.* and .proto.* files all

With this you can make it reasonably easy to upgrade /etc, and infact
this is what I'm doing.