Subject: Re: Local additions to /etc/{daily,weekly,monthly}
To: Andy Doran <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/08/2000 22:13:07
>Whenever I build a NetBSD system, there are generally tasks that I want
>performed daily/weekly and the output mailed to me along with the usual
>report. Are there any objections to modifying /etc/daily (and weekly, ...)
>to call /etc/daily.local before exiting, provided "run_local=YES" in
>/etc/daily.conf? FreeBSD does something similar.

I have the same requirement.  IF (not emphasis on if) NetBSD adopts 
start/stop scripts for /etc/rc, it makes sense to use the same model
for /etc/{daily,weekly,monthly}.  That's what I've done for years on
many systems and it makes adding/removing bits trivial.