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Re: PKG_RCD_SCRIPTS=YES be default?

David Brownlee <> writes:

> On 5 June 2012 15:11, Joerg Sonnenberger <> 
> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 08:27:15AM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>>> What is more user friendly -- needed rc.d scripts not installed or
>>> unneeded rc.d scripts installed but disabled?
>> Installing scripts to /etc/rc.d -- no. Installing them to /etc/rc.pkg.d
>> or whatever, sure why.
> I'd prefer them in /etc/rc.d, but understand that reasoning...
> So, attempting to please everyone^Wmost^Wmore than we upset, how about:
> - RCD_SCRIPTS_DIR defaults to /etc/rc.pkg.d
> - PKG_RCD_SCRIPTS defaults to on, but some platforms can override to default 
> off
> - NetBSD changes rc rc_directories to default to rc.d,rc.pkg.d,rc.local.d

That seems reasonable to me.  Basically I would like the choice of
whether to use pkgsrc rc.d scripts to be a single knob per system, not a
package build choice.   And my preference is that it should default to

 -gdt (speaking as an individual)

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