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Re: pkg/39713

The following reply was made to PR pkg/39713; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Matthias Scheler <>
To: Roy Marples <>
Subject: Re: pkg/39713
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 12:20:25 +0000

 On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 10:35:02AM +0000, Roy Marples wrote:
 >  The problem is that neither httpd nor apachectl bother to block a race
 >  condition when starting or stopping.
 >  rc.subr already has nice code to handle this, so lets just skip
 >  apachectl all together and handle httpd like every other daemon.
 >  The startssl directive no longer works with apache22, so lets remove
 >  that comment also.
 >  The patch below makes everything work nicely and a lot more simple :)
 That patch below will break support for platforms which don't have
 "/etc/rc.subr" available. This would be a major regression for users
 of these platforms.
        Kind regards
 Matthias Scheler                        

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