Subject: Re: rc.d scripts and there variable settings (was: CVS commit: sharesrc/share/man/man5)
To: None <>
From: Klaus Heinz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/05/2002 17:08:04
grant beattie wrote:

> set RCD_SCRIPTS_DIR to something like /etc/pkg/rc.d and use something like:

This part is clear: redirect installation of rc scripts from /etc/rc.d/
to /etc/pkg/rc.d/.

> rc_rcorder_flags=`echo /etc/pkg/rc.d/*`
> rcshutdown_rcorder_flags=`echo /etc/pkg/rc.d/*`
> in rc.conf.

But what is this supposed to do? Where are the those variables used?

> of course, this only works with packages which are written to do RCD
> stuff properly, and quite a few aren't.

I.e. setting RCD_SCRIPTS=myscript?

Are the comments in pkgsrc/mk/ the authoritative
documentation on how to do it?