Subject: Re: HEADS UP: RCD_SCRIPTS_EXAMPLEDIR changed to share/examples/rc.d
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/29/2004 08:16:02
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, Todd Vierling wrote:

> > to work fine. My only problem is the complaint:
> >
> > Sep 15 06:27:00 puget logger: /etc/rc: WARNING: $cupsd is not set properly
> > - see rc.conf(5).
> See my prior mails on how this can be fixed trivially.  For instance, adding

I may have worded my thoughts wrong. In fact, I like receiving this
warning -- because it reminds me that I have it installed. I often get
rc.d scripts installed without knowing it, so this reminder encourages me
to look further.

> the following line to rc.d/cups before rc.subr will squelch the warning by
> defaulting $cupsd to "NO".  (Yes, the colon at the start of the line is
> important.)
> : ${cups:=NO}

 Jeremy C. Reed

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