Subject: Re: `rc.local.conf': bad name
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/01/2000 00:20:54
Todd Vierling wrote:

> This isn't a config file for rc.local; it's a local configuration overrides
> file for rc.conf.  Therefore, shouldn't this be named `rc.conf.local' (note
> the swap of the last two parts)?

If I recall correctly, the logic was that all config files end in ".conf".
Eg, "less /etc/*.conf".