Subject: Re: Keeping /etc/defaults and /etc/rc.d in-sync
To: Andrew Doran <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/27/2001 12:08:33
>It seems to me that some of the problems noted here could be dealt with in a
>more simple way by having /usr/{local,pkg,X11R6}/etc/rc.d included in
>rcorder's pass during boot. I know it has been said that there were problems
>with this. What are they?

well...first of all, there's the problem of whether or not /usr is
*present* at the time that rc starts running...

>There would be naming conflicts and in some cases old-style scripts lying
>around to deal with, I'm sure, but those shouldn't be too hard to deal with
>given a little care... simply requires a little intelligence on the part of the
administrator.  :)

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