rc.conf: gnome_enable="YES" - which instructions executed?
chrisstankevitz at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 1 05:03:08 UTC 2010
> From: Rob Farmer <rfarmer at predatorlabs.net>
> > Q: Where on my hard drive can I find the instructions
> executed to "enable" GNOME?
> This enables dbus, avahi, hal, and gdm (assuming that they
> installed, of course). See the files for those things in
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d for the details of what is run.
Thank you for your response. I also saw that comment in the docs; however, I am actually not interested in knowing what gnome_enable="YES" does. I should have been more clear.
I would like to learn more about how rc operates. I want to know where on the hard drive the instructions are located that activate when I say gnome_enable="YES". I naively thought I would find a file called "/usr/local/etc/rc.d/gnome" -- but I did not. Something more complicated is going on. So my question is -- how is this working?
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