roberthuff at rcn.com
Sun Aug 24 01:49:43 UTC 2008
Gary Kline writes:
> This may have been covered too-often before, buy why can't
> *everything* related to /etc hang off "/etc"? I can create a
> symlink in /etc to /usr/local/etc named "loc" or "local".
> Thing is, why this isn't done by default?
Very short version:
/etc = stuff installed by FreeBSD
/usr/local/ete = stuff installed by third-party applications
The exception is the _ENABLE variables for those third-party
applications, which go in /etc/rc.conf so they can be started at
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