Feature Request: /usr/local/etc/rc.conf support

Thomas-Martin Seck tmseck-lists at netcologne.de
Tue Feb 17 11:31:23 PST 2004

* Ted Cabeen <secabeen at pobox.com> [gmane.os.freebsd.devel.ports]:

> 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).

You can use /etc/rc.conf.local.

See the declaration of rc_conf_files in /etc/defaults/rc.conf.

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