Subject: Re: Cosmetic changes to rc.d scripts
To: Greywolf <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/12/2004 22:25:01
On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 13:08:14 -0700 (PDT)
Greywolf <> wrote:

> [Thus spake Julio M. Merino Vidal ("JMMV: ") 9:30pm...]
> JMMV: For example, the inetd script includes 'comment="Internet superserver"',
> JMMV: so that, instead of "Starting inetd.", you'll see "Starting Internet
> JMMV: superserver (inetd)."  (yeah, the real name is kept at the end).
> JMMV: The changes I've done make the comment variable optional, so that old
> JMMV: scripts (those installed from pkgsrc, for example, don't break until they
> JMMV: are convered).
> I'd like to see the full name kept optional, i.e. print_extname=NO, in
> case some of us don't like to see our systems looking "dumbed down".

Ok, done.  I've named it rc_use_comments.  Patch updated.


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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