Subject: Re: Proposed rc.d/rc.conf[.d] changes....
To: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 05/08/2000 02:33:01
On Sun, 7 May 2000, Greywolf wrote:
> # ... and init.d to switch on/off services, instead of service=YES/NO
> # one-line config files.
> # - Hubert
> 1. init.d would be confusing to quite a few people, I think.
> 2. The configuration you are proposing is IRIX. I will state flat out that
> IRIX is brain-dead. Most people coming to NetBSD from outside are going
> to be bewildered at these two points if they get implemented (please
So you don't like Irix, fine. Actually, what I had in mind when I wrote my
mail was Solaris, which happens to do things the same way as Irix. And a
number of other unix derivats.
/I/ would'd mind being consistend with the rest of the world...
> 3. The rc.d scripts shouldn't have the config information in them.
> "That's why we have rc.conf in the first place."
Noone suggested that - at least I didn't.
Rest of mail deleted uncommented as it's got nothing to do with what I
wrote. Maybe try to stay on the subject...
NetBSD - because Unix isn't just #include <linux.h>, i386, ELF, ...!