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Date:      Wed, 04 Jul 2007 12:41:38 -0500
From:      Paul Schmehl <>
Subject:   Re: Questions about periodic.conf file
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--On July 4, 2007 6:14:48 PM +0200 Olivier Regnier <> =


> Hi everyone,
> I'm working on FreeBSD 6.2 and my question is, it is possible to use the
> periodic.conf file in /usr/local/etc/ directory ?
Yes, of course.

> My second question, if i create a empty periodic.conf, it is possible to
> include the /etc/defaults/periodic.conf file with a command line by
> example
> include /etc/defaults/periodic.conf ?
It isn't needed.  The /etc/defaults conf files are always parsed.  They=20
are overridden by any settings in the corresponding file in /etc.

Paul Schmehl (
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas


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