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Re: Moving rc.d scripts to base.tgz (Julio Merino) writes:

>The fact that these things are not configurable nicely, other than by
>editing hardcoded values, is a result of these scripts trying to be
>generic but not really being because people is supposed to edit them
>in place.  This is not the result of a nice design.

The nice design is to keep such checks easily edible. Instant flexibility
instead of limited choices chosen by the designers.
                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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