Subject: Re: pkgsrc rc.d scripts and NFS /usr
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <tech-pkg@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/21/2001 01:16:48
[ On Wednesday, November 21, 2001 at 15:20:17 (+1100), Simon Burge wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: pkgsrc rc.d scripts and NFS /usr 
> Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > Hint:  with the current implementation of /etc/rc no rc.d script can
> > ever work if it's installed on any non-root filesystem (never mind NFS).
> I take it you meant "unless root is on NFS"?  My shark will be extremely
> disappointed at this news otherwise...

NFS has nothing special about it whatsoever -- it's just another example
of the more fundamental design limitation.  The list of scripts is
gathered, and their order determined, before any other filesystems can
possibly ever be mounted:

	files=`rcorder -s nostart /etc/rc.d/*`

							Greg A. Woods

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