Subject: Re: HEADS UP: RCD_SCRIPTS_EXAMPLEDIR changed to share/examples/rc.d
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/01/2005 15:34:02
On Sun, 2 Jan 2005, Luke Mewburn wrote:

>   | : ${foo:=NO}

> I have used this techinique in rc.d scripts as well.
> It is important to use it correctly, and only assign the default
> after rc.conf(5) has been (re)loaded.  I.e:

Actually, that shouldn't be a problem in the normal case.  Whether rc.conf
is already "preloaded" or loaded later, the standard rc.conf setting
construct of


should override the default setting construct above.

-- Todd Vierling <> <>