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[Solved] Re: net/ntp4: where are the configuration and rc.d files?

On Wed, 19 Feb 2020 at 14:40, Greg Troxel <> wrote:
> Ottavio Caruso <> writes:
> > I installed net/ntp4 onto my Linux Debian system.
> >
> > I understand NetBSD base already comes with:
> >
> > /etc/rc.d/ntpdate
> > /etc/rc.d/ntpd
> > /etc/ntp.conf
> >
> > so, there's particular need to have them. Building on other systems,
> > these files are missing in either $PREFIX/share/doc/ntp or
> > $PREFIX/share/ntp.
> >
> > However, the scripts are in the distfile in the scripts/ directory.
> >
> > Have I missed something? Is there a configuration argument I have to
> > play with?
> Probably you have not, other than that pkgsrc only has things fixed that
> someone was motivated to fix.
> If you want to figure out how to fix this and send a patch, it might
> help people.  There's some potential trickiness surrounding not messing
> up things on NetBSD, and I don't know how pkgsrc deals with rc.d files
> when they already exist when "PKG_RCD_SCRIPTS=yes" is set.

Thanks for your input. I solved the problem, but you probably didn't
get my email, for the reasons explained below. The scripts are in

I'm having problems posting to the NetBSD mailing lists. It's either
that the messages get there with a delay, or they get there in
duplicate/triplicate copies.

Apologies, but I can't find a solution to that.

Ottavio Caruso

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