"Brian T.Schellenberger" wrote:
> No, it's not, because it still maintains a separation between "system"
> control (rc.conf) and application control (/var/packges).
> It's more like config.sys or something . . .
Oh, ya got me! Oh! Oh!
Yeah... config.sys... MUCH better... 8-) 8-).
...actually, I'd point at the sendmail and natd and other
programs that can be replaced, and should probably be
"installer's choice", rather than being named by
application name in rc.conf.
You'd have a better argument if these things were named
by function, rather than by program name.
I think, also, that if you look at Windows XP, you'll see
that the per application data has been seperated into a
per application configuration space, to keep it from
breaking anything. That's more like a ".Xdefaults".
I guess NIH beats an idea to death, even if the original
implementation bears no resemblence to the current one.
To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]
with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message