Subject: Re: purpose of 'faststop' option in rc.subr
To: None <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/03/2002 10:01:43
On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 03:42:14PM +0200, Klaus Heinz wrote:
  | Hi,
  | is '/etc/rc.d/somescript faststop' supposed to be a meaningful command?
  | At least in my experiments (1.6 RC1) it doesn't look for a process id
  | (rc_pid in /etc/rc.subr never has a non empty value) and thus is not
  | able to stop the process in question.

not in the default case, but it *might* be used by something else in
the future.

"fast", like "force", is a generic override, and i haven't bothered to
add a special case to disable it for "stop".