Subject: Re: hardcoded etc/rc.d in PLISTs instead of RCD_SCRIPTS_EXAMPLEDIR
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/21/2003 10:00:21
On Fri, 21 Mar 2003, Julio Merino wrote:

> > It has worked for me to change it. And according to other postings, other
> > admins want it changed too.
> And I *want* it changed too ;)

That is good to hear. (I have other security/openssh/Makefile
improvements, but I was hoping it could get fixed before I make more

> > > and ugly (for the plist things), imo.
> >
> > Do you mean with GENERATE_PLIST? (Is it because it may be out of order?)
> >
> > It seems like the PLIST_SUBST is fine, because if it gets changed again,
> > it won't be hard-coded.
> So don't change it again.  Anyway we are hardcoding share/examples/
> in lots of packages.


> What I don't want is a tunable variable. People will get confused
> by doing so, as they may try to set RCD_SCRIPTS_EXAMPLEDIR=/etc/rc.d
> (or any other absolute path), which will break, as absolute paths are
> not supported in PLIST's.  Then, they will complain. And they will be
> bypassing the wonderful PKG_RCD_SCRIPTS framework ;). But, as said
> above, I want the default changed.

Okay. Anyways, maybe that should be clearly documented.

Thanks for your explanation.

> PS: Your server is bouncing mail from my address...

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I think that is forged headers :(

   Jeremy C. Reed