Why boot scripts in /etc

Jeffery McLean jeffery at meowpawjects.com
Mon Dec 11 19:09:09 PST 2000

On Sunday 10 December 2000 07:59 pm, you wrote:
> Redhat has their init scripts in /etc.  Or as far as i can tell they're in
> /etc
> and what would be the point of having the init scripts in your path
> anyways, i see no advantage to that, as long as telinit knows where to get
> to them at.  That's the only thing that should be in the path (imho)

Most of the systems I've messed with have the same methodology

Yes boot scripts are executables but for the most part they really are
configuration files and that belongs in /etc

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