Subject: Re: Allowing ${name}_path to be set in "rc.conf", was Re: Keeping /etc/defaults
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/28/2001 10:03:59
Frederick Bruckman said:

>The one sort of change that you really *wouldn't* care to share is a
>simple change to the path of the executable daemon. By moving that
>change into "rc.conf", you pave the way for "make build" and "pkgsrc" to
>keep everybody's rc.d in sync.

If "make build" were to touch /etc on my machines I would probably end up
with broken machines.

Rick Kelly