Bug#746442: Please make /etc/rc.local non-executable by default

Svante Signell svante.signell at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 20:22:20 GMT 2018

On Thu, 2018-11-15 at 12:01 -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 08:44:03PM +0100, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Nov 2018, Josh Triplett wrote:

> > > (Personally, I *wish* that /etc/rc.local didn't exist at all by
> > > default
> > > and you had to *create* it if you wanted it used.)
> > 
> > Oh, please, don’t go stomping over Unix admin tradition here ;-)

Pleas calm down: How many are using rc.local to day, do you know?

> I will refrain from expanding on how much I care about "Unix admin
> tradition". I'd like /etc to be *empty* on a freshly installed
> system, thank you. ;)

And please explain why /etc should be empty. How can a non-empty /etc
be non-unix?

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