Re: Files in /etc containing empty VCSId header

From: Gary Jennejohn <gljennjohn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2021 13:47:41 +0200
On Tue, 8 Jun 2021 09:41:34 +0000
Mark Linimon <linimon_at_lonesome.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 07, 2021 at 01:58:01PM -0600, Ian Lepore wrote:
> > Sometimes it's a real interesting exercise to figure out where a
> > file on your runtime system comes from in the source world.  
> 
> A tangential problem I trip over is "what is on this SD card?"
> 
> It generally takes me 5-10 minutes to remember:
> 
>   strings /<mount>/boot/kernel/kernel | tail
> 
> AFIAK it's the only way to be sure; nothing in /<mount>/* seems
> to have that data.
> 
> (Yes, in theory they all live in their own little box each of
> which is labeled but things happen ...)
> 

I use locate for this kind of search, e.g.

locate netoptions
/etc/rc.d/netoptions
/usr/src/libexec/rc/rc.d/netoptions

-- 
Gary Jennejohn
Received on Tue Jun 08 2021 - 11:47:41 UTC

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