Subject: Re: rc.d scripts and there variable settings (was: CVS commit: sharesrc/share/man/man5)
To: Stoned Elipot <>
From: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/06/2002 19:22:38
    Date:        Fri, 6 Sep 2002 11:02:11 +0200
    From:        Stoned Elipot <>
    Message-ID:  <>

  | On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 07:07:20PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
  | > if [ -f /etc/rc.subr ]
  | This is not really optimum as older netbsd releases do have a
  | /etc/rc.subr but do not have lukem's /etc/rc.d framework.

Just for completeness, do note that that part wasn't the part I was
concerned with - that's what's in the slapd script now (from

I certainly have no problems with changing it to be something better.

My comment was aimed at adding (effectively) "slapd=NO" to the script,
before the config files are read (if they exist - if they don't, the
valud of slapd isn't used anyway, so it doesn't matter).   That is, the
line that would be in /etc/defaults/rc.conf if this were a system rc.d
script, instead of a pkgsrc one.