Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/*
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/09/2003 20:32:46
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On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 at 08:24:50PM +0100, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:
> I don't think anyone is assuming that.  What's being assumed is that
> you can install a software package from pkg_src, configure it, and add
> "mumble=3DYES" to /etc/rc.conf -- and expect it to start at the next
> reboot.  This matches what you do with a number of packages that are
> included in the base system.  Adding a requirement to copy the startup
> script from its installed location in /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/ to /etc/rc.d/
> seems like it ought to be unnecessary.

there is PKG_RCD_SCRIPTS.  just define it and all rc scripts will be
copied into /etc/rc.d on install.  see archives of tech-pkg for details
why it's not enabled by default. e.g.:

you just can't please everyone..


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