rc?

J.A. Neitzel jan.listbox at belvento.org
Mon Dec 11 23:37:28 PST 2000


On Monday 11 December 2000 15:44, Gerard Beekmans gave us this to ponder:
> On December 11, 2000 03:38 pm, you wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 11, 2000 at 08:28:13PM +0100, Thomas 'Balu' Walter wrote:
> > > And what about vimrc, muttrc, ...?
> > >
> > > Those are just config-files
> >
> > Ususally you could pass the configuration by command line switches.
> > *rc -files save you from passing the switches every time.
> >
> > So instead of (r)unning your (c)ommand with a command line you have
> > parameters in your rc-file. It's no contradiction, isn't it?
>
> that makes sense too yes. I do know having read 'resource' somewhere,
> but that source could be wrong. Then again, you can look at it as
> resources...

I'll defer to you guys for vimrc, muttrc, ...

The quote I took from the SysAdmin Handbook was in a chapter dedicated to 
"Booting and Shutting Down" your *nix system.
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Regards,
J.A. Neitzel
"Computers don't make mistakes, but they do execute your mistakes
	with extreme precision."

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