Subject: Re: On the proposal to augment NetBSD startup (/etc/rc*/*/*...) system
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/05/1999 11:43:26
On Sun, 05 Dec 1999 11:30:27 +1100  Luke Mewburn wrote:

> Michael Graff writes:
> > One thing the init.d method doesn't fix, however, is the problem of
> > options.  Or is there a /etc/config.d associated with these things?
> What doesn't rc.conf provide in this case? I.e, rc.conf provides this!

Mmm ... yes, but it would still require in place editing of rc.conf
when a new init.d script is installed?  A detail, but one that makes a
difference for progamatic installation of new scripts.

The ability to run start/stop scripts is not effected by where the
data comes from, I appreciate.