Subject: Re: Handling 3rd party rc scripts
To: None <>
From: Amitai Schlair <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/06/2002 10:38:46
"Shannon" <> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 02:31:46AM -0500, Amitai Schlair wrote:
> > As I see it, if rc.d scripts originating from pkgsrc are registered
> > part of the packages they control, then there's no reason to put
> > anywhere but /etc/rc.d. Are there cases I'm not thinking of?
> Multiple installs of the same package maybe?
> I've been told that the prefix and master/slave code doesn't really
> work, but the possibility is there.

I'd like to see pkgsrc eventually support installing multiple instances
of a package. However, it doesn't yet, and it's going to be hard anyway,
plus we don't know exactly how it'll work. So I think we shouldn't worry
about it too much right now.

- Amitai