Subject: Re: Handling 3rd party rc scripts
To: None <>
From: Amitai Schlair <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/06/2002 02:33:09
On Tuesday, February 5, 2002, at 10:00  PM, Shannon wrote:

> Second, it's entirely possible to have a package installed more than
> once, either with all but one disabled temporarily, or running different
> configurations.

Oof! That's a separate issue, worthy of its own lengthy thread.

> I think it would be better to put files in /etc/pkg or /etc/local than
> to put them all in /etc/rc.d.

It sounds like it's possible, with RCD_SCRIPTS_DIR and INSTALL_RCD_SCRIPTS 
already in pkgsrc, to find which package "owns" a particular /etc/rc.d 
script. Do you have other reasons to not use /etc/rc.d for this?

- Amitai