Why upper case configuration file names in BSD?

Michael Sokolov msokolov at meson.jpsystems.com
Fri Feb 4 08:42:22 AEST 2000

Greg Lehey <grog at lemis.com> wrote:

> I've just been asked a rather unusual question: when you build a BSD
> kernel, the name of the configuration file is traditionally upper
> case.  Does anybody have insight as to why this should be?

Because that's how the founding fathers at Berkeley had it!

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