Subject: Re: ups-nut rc.d scripts
To: Johnny Lam <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/22/2001 01:44:04
On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 09:20:23PM -0800, Johnny Lam wrote:
> 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?

Most likely, yes.

I suppose the debate then gets to whether packages should install
outside of ${LOCALBASE} (?), but I don't care to get into that
argument ;-)