What we keep under /etc (was: cvs commit: src/etc rcrc.shutdown src/etc/rc.d ...)

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Sat Oct 9 01:45:08 PDT 2004

On Sat, 9 Oct 2004, David O'Brien wrote:

> > Or maybe I'm just completely off track and the real world (!) adds its
> > own /etc/rc.d/ stuff and modifies /etc/defaults/?
> Some people do want to *add* things to /etc/rc.d/, but that is "add" not
> replace.  So having 'installworld' install into /etc/rc.d should be OK.

some people also have modifications in /etc/rc.d for various reasons
that they do not want to be overwritten upon next installworld.

For the "add" case things usually should go to /usr/local/etc/rc.d I
guess - at least in most times.

Bjoern A. Zeeb				bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT

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