Subject: sysinst question: how to mention the sh variable rc_configured?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 12/06/1997 20:18:28
Since about Thursday, sysinst's ``install completed' message mentions
that you need to edit rc.conf and as a minimum, set `rc_configured'.
I put the variable name rc_configured in CAPS, both to emphasize it,
and as a half-baked quoting convention. (I don't want to bring in
latin-1 quoting issues.) On reflection that was a dumb idea:
sh is case-sensitive.
The relevant string is in src/distrib/utils/sysinst/msg.mi.eng.
Which do we collectively think is best, of
set rc_configured ...
set the variable rc_configured ..
set RC_CONFIGURED ...
set `rc_configured' ...
or other options, if there's a better one. And should it be
set rc_configured to YES
Or does it not really matter? (I'd quote both old and new lines
verbatim, each on a separate line, but there just isn't room given the