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

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at over-yonder.net
Fri Feb 20 11:04:14 PST 2004

On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 02:58:11PM +0100 I heard the voice of
Bernd Walter, and lo! it spake thus:
> The nice about having this in /etc is that this is a machine directory,
> while /usr/local might be shared over multiple machines.

Well, that's probably overly precise enough to require customing
anyway.  However, it should be fairly easy for you to add hooks into a
/usr/local/etc/rc.conf for it.  F'r'instance, my .tcshrc (on my
website) checks for both .tcshrc.`hostname -s` and .tcshrc.`hostname`
(though the strings are determined differently for portability) for
local settings, so I can share my $HOME across multiple machines and
have different env variables and aliases without making a bunch of
unreadable conditionals in the file.

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at over-yonder.net
Systems/Network Administrator |  http://www.over-yonder.net/~fullermd/

"The only reason I'm burning my candle at both ends, is because I
      haven't figured out how to light the middle yet"

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