RFC: Alternate patch to have true new-style rc.d scripts in ports(without touching localpkg)

Andre Oppermann andre at freebsd.org
Tue Aug 17 07:08:49 PDT 2004

Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 3:11 PM +0200 2004-08-17, sthaug at nethelp.no wrote:
>>  - Why cannot /usr/local/etc/rc.d be used with rcorder if /etc/rc.d/local
>>  is okay?
>     You can't guarantee that /usr/local is on the same filesystem as 
> /etc (and available early in the boot process), and while you can't 
> guarantee that /etc/rc.d/local is also on the same filesytem, it's a lot 
> easier for some people to guarantee.
>     Moreover, many sites may mount /usr read-only, or /usr/local non-suid.

So?  How does this prevent rc scripts being used from /usr or /usr/local?


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