Subject: Re: Keeping /etc/defaults and /etc/rc.d in-sync
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Andrew Doran <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/27/2001 21:02:43
Frederick Bruckman <> wrote:

> If you're going to execute every single thing in /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d,
> /usr/X11R6/etc/rc.d, and /usr/local/etc/rc.d anyway, where's the seperation?
> Why not just put everything into /etc/rc.d?

The same is true for other directories, like "bin".

> We've been through all this before, as a search over the tech-pkg
> archives would show.

I missed that.

> The only new thing here, is my idea to permit changing the path in
> "/etc/rc.conf". What's wrong with that?

I think that it's hokey. Just my 0.02 euros. :-)