Feature Request: /usr/local/etc/rc.conf support
ted at impulse.net
Thu Feb 19 13:57:44 PST 2004
"slave-mike" <slave-mike at slavepix.com> writes:
> as /et/rc.conf is sourced as a shell script archive could one
> put something like ...
> if [ -x /usr/local/etc/rc..conf ]; then
> . /usr/local/etc/rc.conf
> in /etc/rc.conf ???
That would work, but you would still have the overriding important
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Doug White" <dwhite at gumbysoft.com>
> To: "Ted Cabeen" <secabeen at pobox.com>
> Cc: <freebsd-current at freebsd.org>; <freebsd-ports at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 9:10 PM
> Subject: Re: Feature Request: /usr/local/etc/rc.conf support
>> On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Ted Cabeen wrote:
>> > With the ever-increasing number of ports that use rc.conf variables to
>> > regulate their startup, would it be possible to add support for a
>> > /usr/local/etc/rc.conf file in FreeBSD? The constant changes to the
>> > rc.conf file have been playing havoc with my centralized management
>> > systems, and it makes it harder and harder to keep the /etc/rc.conf
>> > file set immutable (which I like to do on critical servers, to prevent
>> > the securelevel from changing).
>> I keep wanting to suggest using the already-existent /etc/rc.conf.local,
>> but now that you mention that you want to lock out changes to stuff like
>> securelevel, it makes more sense why you'd want to split it off.
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