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Various occurrences of /etc/rc.config in configuration files

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Environment

Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 and Service Packs
Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)

Situation

While /etc/rc.config is deprecated and discontinued, it still is mentioned in some configuration files.Mostly this is kept for compatibility reasons; rarely it simply had been forgotten to be updated.
One example is /etc/permissions where rc.config is still mentioned in two comments.



Resolution

As these are comments, they don't have any influence on the system's behavior.

However, it should read "/etc/sysconfig/security" where you can change the values of
PERMISSION_SECURITY and CHECK_PERMISSIONS.

Please note, that these are comments, there is no action required.
All variables from /etc/rc.config have been moved to files below /etc/sysconfig/. If unsure where to search there, use:

grep -ir  VARIABLE /etc/sysconfig/*

Change Log

2010/04/12  mkrapp  Removed "Reported to engineering" status, fixed typos, reworked

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:3178105
  • Creation Date:21-FEB-07
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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