Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: /etc/rc, /etc/init.d/*, ...
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/01/1999 18:47:40
>Basically, what a scheme like this -- which requires additional
>script commands -- does is either:
>* force these scripts to be specially hacked for NetBSD (to add those
>special commands), or
>* force people to reimplement them with the happy shell-command
>meta-language which seems to have been implemented.

whimsical side note here...

perhaps an m4 sets of files to build a makefile that does the
bootstrap properly?  :)

oh wait...m4 and make are in /usr/bin.  rats.  :(

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