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Re: pkg/52861 (Adding an rc file to syncthing.)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/52861; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/52861 (Adding an rc file to syncthing.)
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2019 17:23:19 +0000

 On Sun, Jul 07, 2019 at 03:45:01PM +0000, Greg Troxel wrote:
  >  One of the reasons I hesitated to add an rc.d script is that syncthing
  >  is not clearly a system daemon vs. a user daemon.   And if it's a user
  >  daemon, then there should be able to be an instance per user.   So a
  >  variable scheme that admits possibly many users is in order, something
  >  like
  >  syncthing_users="alice bob charlie"
  >  syncthing_home.alice = /home/alice
  >  [and so on]
  >  And this is a specific case of users starting up programs at boot, for
  >  which there should be a more general mechanism.  On NetBSD, @reboot in
  >  crontab might be that, or might not.  For pkgsrc in general with rc.d,
  >  crontab features don't address the issue.
 This is something for which base needs (or would need) a mechanism and
 it isn't the job of pkgsrc to improvise a halfassed solution...
 David A. Holland

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