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Re: CVS commit: src/etc/rc.d
David Holland <dholland-tech%netbsd.org@localhost> writes:
> On Mon, Aug 03, 2009 at 04:00:15PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > The real issue I was alluding to is that the various pseudo-dependencies
> > have gotten out of hand and some of the naming is inconsistent. Things
> > need cleaning up, but doing that is difficult. Why? Because it messes up
> > pkgsrc and third party rc.d scripts (or at least would force people to
> > maintain several versions of them.) I've therefore avoided going in to
> > do it, and probably never will since that would be an even bigger mess.
> Enh, providing compat isn't such a big deal, even if we never get
> around to deploying the new rcorder I wrote a while back.
I'm not sure about that. In any case, that would require a lot of
discussion about the new design so we could make sure we have the design
right, have it well documented so people don't make mistakes when they
make changes, etc. -- it is nontrivial work.
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