Subject: Re: Upgrading from 1.4.2 to 1.5.1 - rc.conf
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Jarom=EDr_Dolecek?= <>
From: Brian Hechinger <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/20/2001 10:44:52
On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 04:27:13PM +0200, Jaromír Dolecek wrote:
> BTW, though I opposed this /etc/defaults/* thing at first, I found
> it really cute. Makes /etc/ merging a bit less painful, as well
> as making better distinction between system defaults and local config.
> It was really positive change, as well as the rc.d mechanism (thanks Luke!).

the only problem though, is i keep seeing people just edit /etc/defaults/rc.conf
instead of updating /etc/rc.conf.  that may end up causing them a lot of pain
when they descide to upgrade, but i can't seem to convince them to do otherwise.