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Re: Moving rc.d scripts to base.tgz
> Without putting too much thought into it right now, the only way I see
> to do this safely would be to install the files somewhere other than
> /etc/ and then teach postinstall to install symlinks in /etc/ or
> similar. Otherwise, we'd need some transitional period in which
> postinstall complains loudly about any local modifications and gives
> you a deadline on which the swap will happen.
With all due respect and no bad feelings, that's plain ugly. Symlinks in /etc
are _ugly_ (yes, I am very opinionated about that). The whole point of having
config files and scripts is to tweak them when needed. None of them should
have 'blessed' status and rc.d/* is no exception. Scripts are not binaries,
really. If you are concerned about binaries in /etc, remove /etc/rmt and fix
dump and tar.
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