Configuration File Spec part of LSB?

Thorsten Kukuk kukuk at
Thu Jul 11 21:45:40 PDT 2002

On Thu, Jul 11, Don Hoover wrote:

> Has anything been proposed to standardize on system
> configuration files for the LSB yet?  For instance, I
> have wondered why more Linux people don't like the
> /etc/rc.config.d/<configfile> method that HPUX and
> SuSE use to separate configuration for init scripts
> from the actual init scripts... 

Do a "mv /etc/rc.config.d /etc/sysconfig" and the people are happy.
They are not able to see that this is exact the same, only with another
name for the directory. At least this is our experience.


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