[arch-general] My end-user $0.02 on /etc/rc.conf splitting.

kingfisher at almus.net kingfisher at almus.net
Sun Jul 22 01:26:13 EDT 2012

> Hello.
> I've read all the arguments of Tom and Ionut. Here is my own $0.02 on
> it. When I started using archlinux back in end of 2008, the winning
> point was this file. A centralized one where you can set up a lot of
> single options.
> It is *far* simpler to edit /etc/rc.conf to load daemons or modules
> than editing 2 or 3 files.
> "Killing" /etc/rc.conf can't be do so soon. Or you'll see a lot of old
> users moving their on other distributions. For me it will be a one way
> ticket to fedora. And I *do hate* this idea.
> But developpers must know better than users what is the best for the
> distro. Killing /etc/rc.conf ? Why not. But for me, it is more KISS
> oriented than /etc/locale.conf, /etc/vconsole.conf,
> /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf files.
> As I said, it is my $0.02. Excuse my bad english, I'm no really awake !
> --
> Frederic Bezies
> fredbezies at gmail.com
That's exactly my thoughts ...
*BSD will be next, if rc.conf been deprecated.
Sorry for my English too

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