[Exherbo-dev] Fwd: Initsystem features

Bo Ørsted Andresen bo.andresen at zlin.dk
Tue Mar 4 13:30:33 GMT 2008


On Tuesday 04 March 2008 14:13:23 Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> >  - Bash based initscripts
> >  - /etc/conf.d/* support (would work just like in Gentoo)
>
> Just like? One of the annoying things with Gentoo is how conf.d and
> init.d contain package-installed content that gets modified by the
> user. How about two dirs, and selecting from the user dir if the file
> exists there and the package dir otherwise?

Not sure if this is what you mean. But would it be sane to first source the 
conf file installed by the package and then the one the user created so that 
it uses defaults for everything the user didn't explicitly overwrite?

-- 
Bo Andresen
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