Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
To: None <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/02/1999 23:06:50
[ On Thursday, December 2, 1999 at 11:47:39 (-0700), Tim Rightnour wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
> On 02-Dec-99 Jason Thorpe wrote:
> > and I think adopting a standardized way is going to be
> > more beneficial to us in the long run than designing a Perfect scheme.
> I disagree completely with this statement.  One of the really great things
> about NetBSD is that cornered between "do it right" and "do it how everyone
> else does it to be compatible"  we take the right choice.  

Whoa, hold on a moment there.  Sure NetBSD is trying to "do it right",
but there's got to be a line somewhere that prevents NetBSD from
changing entirely into a completely alien object.

I think perhaps the best way to draw that line is to say "do it in such
a way as to be compatible", but "do it better/smarter/faster under the

							Greg A. Woods

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