quotes around YES or NO are not necessary in /etc/rc.conf?

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 10 12:26:18 UTC 2014

On Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:02:26 +0100 (BST)
Anton Shterenlikht wrote:

> Am I right that quotes around YES or NO are
> not needed in /etc/rc.conf?

It's just a bourne shell script, so they aren't needed for just YES or

> I think quotes might be coming from
> incorrect reading of rc.conf(5).

I doubt that, I think it's probably just a matter of style. Some
assignments do require quotes, and a lot of people prefer consistency.

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