Subject: Re: admin script for ipfilter
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/27/2006 21:33:46
On Wed, Dec 27, 2006 at 06:07:17PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Dec 2006, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> >We should make it so that "status" and "enable" don't need to be prefixed
> >with "one" if the rc.d script is not enabled.
> while talking about wishes: I always wanted 'sh /etc/rc.d/foo start' to do 
> just that, regardless if i have foo=yes in /etc/rc.conf or not. A possible 
> way to implement that would be to only check the variable on bootup, e.g. 
> via a new keyword 'bootstart' or even 'boot' instead of 'start'.

$ /etc/rc.d/cron
Usage: /etc/rc.d/cron [fast|force|one](start stop restart rcvar  status poll)

You are aware of what the "force" option is used for, aren't you?