Subject: re: PROPOSAL: /etc/rc, /etc/init.d/*, ...
To: matthew green <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/01/1999 05:11:18
On Wed, 1 Dec 1999, matthew green wrote:
>    This reads to me like a requirement on the design, not a specification
>    of how this system implements the requirement.  i'm looking for the
>    latter...
> it implements it using exactly the same methods that /etc/rc does,
> right now (ie, 'checkyesno').  this work is 100% fully backwards
> compatible with the current rc.conf -- anything else would be
> completely unacceptable.

So instead of the old

	fiddle with /etc/rc(.local)

to get something added it's

	drop a file somewhere and
	fiddle with /etc/rc.conf

now. Um... didn't we want to avoid this?

 - Hubert

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