Feature Request: /usr/local/etc/rc.conf support
slave-mike at slavepix.com
Thu Feb 19 13:52:47 PST 2004
as /et/rc.conf is sourced as a shell script archive could one
put something like ...
if [ -x /usr/local/etc/rc..conf ]; then
in /etc/rc.conf ???
----- 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.
> Doug White | FreeBSD: The Power to Serve
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