Subject: Re: bootstrap-pkgsrc vs rc.d
To: Tomasz Luchowski <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/28/2003 16:17:54
On Mon, 28 Apr 2003 16:09:32 +0200
Tomasz Luchowski <> wrote:

> I am using bootstrap-pkgsrc on Linux. I wonder how should "startup" scripts
> be handled? For example, the app I'm trying to package provides
> its own "rc.d" script - one for redhat and one for debian.

Don't install them.

> I don't think I should be using either of them. Am I supposed to create
> standard NetBSD-like rc.d?

Yes, create one and use RCD_SCRIPTS to automagically install it ;)

> If not, would it be possible to use NetBSD rc.d
> system (at least to start packages from pkgsrc) on Linux?

I think somebody got it working on... solaris maybe? I can't remember...


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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