Greg Troxel <gdt%ir.bbn.com@localhost> writes: > "J. Lewis Muir" <jlmuir%imca-cat.org@localhost> writes: > >>> Typically, we provide rc.d files for a package with the package >>> itself, so that when users install the package, they show up (in the >>> examples directory) or in /etc/rc.d (with PKG_RCD_SCRIPTS). So, I >>> wonder why a separate package. >> >> Right. I considered that too when creating this package. I made it a >> separate package because that's what had been done in net/djbdns-run and >> mail/qmail-run, so I thought that was the preferred approach. > > What is preferred vs. what was done before for reasons which may or may > not be valid is pretty complicated. I meant "still valid". I really don't mean to criticize decisions people made in the past; what I really mean is that the world changes and there is no mechanism by which everything magically keeps up. In particular, djbware distribution terms have changed vastly.
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