Subject: Re: /etc/default ickiness...
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/19/2000 08:50:51
Mason Loring Bliss writes:
> Hm. If we're doing this, would it make any sense to have /etc/rc.conf
> not ". /etc/default/rc.conf", and have rc.subr do this instead? This
> removes the logic from /etc/rc.conf, for whatever that's worth.

The benefit at the moment is that:
	a) it's obvious that rc.conf is reading defaults from

	b) if someone doesn't want this behaviour of reading defaults
	   they just have to replace rc.conf (possibly even with
	   default/rc.conf), and not have to edit rc.subr.