Subject: Re: /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/*
To: Michael G. Schabert <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/15/2003 15:01:35
Thus spake Michael G. Schabert ("MGS> ") sometime Today...

MGS> This would seem to imply to me that it is kosher to use
MGS> /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/* for installed packages. Within the last few
MGS> months I noticed that rc's default behavior has changed such that if
MGS> you only uncomment the above lines and don't bother to put apache=YES
MGS> into the rc.conf file, it will tell you:
MGS> /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/apache: WARNING: $apache is not set properly - see
MGS> rc.conf(5).


Should /etc/rc.conf by default contain the line:

. /usr/pkg/etc/rc.conf

at its end?

This would roughly complete the root-pkg split.

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