comments on the new rcNG section.

Eric Anderson anderson at
Thu Jul 3 13:08:49 UTC 2003

Murray Stokely wrote:
> I don't recall if I mentioned this or not, but I don't think we should
> list all 40 files in /etc/rc.d/ in the rcNG section.  It's just going
> to generate silly PRs when new files are added.  It doesn't really
> matter or add anything to the text.  It's just filler.  I suggest we
> invite users to type ls on their own system and maybe list a few files
> followed by '...'.  Attempting to list all, even after qualifying it
> with something like "at the time of this writing", is I think in
> general a bad idea unless it is really necessary for clarify.
> I think this new section could in general do with some more
> wordsmithing.  I'll take another look at it in 24 hours if noone beats
> me to it.

Wow - this must have gotten jammed up on somehow:

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Hopefully this wasn't crucial then.. :)


Eric Anderson	   Systems Administrator      Centaur Technology
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