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

Kevin Chadwick ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jul 23 10:42:18 EDT 2012

> > 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 !  
> I agree with your .02 fred,
>   I prefer a well commented rc.conf config file to virtually all of the other
> sysv and variations I've seen. A single file, well laid out and easily set up
> with reasonable defaults by Arch and simple to customize for the user. KISS in
> the best sense.
>   I'll also add my .02 on commented v. non-commented config/init files. There is
> no substitution for a well commented file. I hate opening a commentless config
> file and then having to switch to another vt to guess at which man page to open.
> (then alt+left, alt+right back and forth hunting down each option in some badly
> readable man page)
>   For those that don't like comments, then please just 'grep -v "^#" old.conf >
> new.conf' to get rid of the comments. There is nothing the rest of the users can
> do to put the comments back in once there gone.

Well said.


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