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Re: pkgsrc RC scripts

On Sat, 3 Oct 2009 23:48:11 +0200
Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am consider to make the RC script support in pkgsrc a bit more useful
> out of the box with the following changes:
> (1) Install pkgsrc RC scripts by default into /etc/rc.pkg.d, not
> /etc/rc.d and adjust the default value for rc_directories accordingly.
> This keeps the logical separation between base and pkgsrc RC scripts
> and still allows /usr (or /usr/pkg) to be on a separate filesystem.

Please do, it's a very much wanted feature amongst NetBSD users.
It will also greatly simplify my desktop installer work.

> (2) Provide a default value of NO for the control variables. This
> ensures that no stupid "Missing variable $foo" clutters up the boot
> messages.

I'm wondering if that warning makes sense at all, shouldn't it just silently
assume NO?

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