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Re: Configurable list of rc directories

In article <>,
Lubomir Sedlacik  <> wrote:
>On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 12:04:56AM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
>> the attached patch adds rc_directories to specify what directories to
>> look in for rc scripts. It defaults to /etc/rc.d, but can be overriden
>> to separate e.g. pkgsrc rc scripts from base scripts. It does not
>> change the fact that all rc scripts must be on the root filesystem.
>> Comments? I do intend to get this pulled up to netbsd-5.
>How is this different to just setting rc_rcorder_flags?
>People are doing this for years.

Knowing how to abuse rc_rcorder_flags requires source reading and knowledge
of the guts of the rc system. This way is cleaner.


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