Subject: Re: ups-nut rc.d scripts
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Johnny Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2001 21:20:23
On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 03:52:15PM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> For example, I have my own samba and squid startup scripts because I
> think that the ones in pkgsrc have too much pre-rc.d cruft in them, or
> they're broken (for me) in other ways.
> Under *NO* circumstance do I want my scripts in /etc/rc.d overwritten
> when I install or update a package. I'm happy to manually manage user
> accounts.

Well, the way the INSTALL/DEINSTALL scripts work, nothing is ever overwritten.
Pre-existing files always have precedence, and if they differ from the
example file, then they're never removed.  Will this assuage your worries?


	-- Johnny Lam <>