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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 14:34:22 +0000

 On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 01:56:33PM +0000, Roy Marples wrote:
 > On Wed, 25 Feb 2009 12:20:25 +0000, Matthias Scheler 
 > <>
 > wrote:
 > > 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.
 > I wasn't aware that supporting non rc.subr systems was a requirement for
 > rcd scripts.
 I don't think it is a requirement. This script did however support it
 and I don't want to remove that functionality.
 > With rc.subr httpd is started by the supporting framework like other
 > daemons.
 It doesn't work for me. I'm currently trying to implement a similar
 approach myself.
 > Without rc.subr, we still use apachectl which is race prone.
 That's my plan as well.
        Kind regards
 Matthias Scheler                        

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