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Re: CVS commit: src/sbin/sysctl

Modified Files:
        src/sbin/sysctl: sysctl.8 sysctl.c

Log Message:
Don't print an error with sysctl -w name?=value if name does not exist.
Should be pulled up to 5.0

i think it's better to use something which does not have a special meaning
for shells.

Maybe a switch? (-Q)

That is too wide a brush. It will stop warning on all variables in the file.

Maybe instead of "-Q" (presumably for quiet) we could use

        sysctl -C -w name=value

where "-C" means "conditionally"?

Or -E for "it it Exists" ? (Or maybe, for consistency with things like rm, we could use "-f"?)

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