HEADS UP: MFC of local_startup changes to rc.d complete

Aristedes Maniatis ari at ish.com.au
Tue Dec 27 00:25:53 PST 2005

On 21/12/2005, at 7:23 PM, Doug Barton wrote:

> As has been discussed for a couple weeks now, I have MFC'ed to  
> RELENG_6 the changes in /etc/rc* that bring new-style boot scripts  
> from the local_startup directories (by default /usr/local/etc/rc.d  
> and /usr/X11R6/etc/rc.d) into the base rcorder.

How does this correlate with the planned implementation of launchd in  


Perhaps it is too early for you to say, but it would seem that  
launchd is a much more sophisticated system that would bring a whole  
range of benefits to FreeBSD. Is work still progressing on that? Will  
these changes to /etc/rc allow for a migration path?

Ari Maniatis

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