BSDStats - What is involved ... ?
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at freebsd.org
Mon Sep 4 03:11:39 UTC 2006
On Mon, 28 Aug 2006, Antony Mawer wrote:
> On 28/08/2006 11:59 AM, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> On Sun, 27 Aug 2006, Ricardo Nabinger Sanchez wrote:
>>> That would be even easier if the dropping of 2 lines was carried out
>>> automatically. I know people lazy enough to deinstall a port if they must
>>> do any post-config for themselves ("make deinstall" is easier than
>>> for a few seconds).
>> There are several things I want to work on when I get back onto a 'real
>> network' next week ... Matt @ Dragonfly has asked for some 'network
>> detection' code to be added, to check if there is even a network connected,
>> before he'll add it to there base system ... and someone else suggested
>> adding code similar to postfix's port to have *it* prompt and auto-add the
>> appropriate lines to /etc/periodic.conf ...
> That may have been me :-) Here's a patch that implements something along
> those lines... anyone care to review/comment on the attached patch? I've only
> tested it very briefly but it appears to do the desired job...
> One thing that would be nice to do is to update any existing lines for the
> stats, rather than always adding new lines if the user answers 'y'...
> detecting existing lines could easily be done by sourcing the periodic.conf:
> . /etc/periodic.conf
> at the top of the file, but I'm not sure the preferred way on how you'd
> update any existng lines if changes were required... perhaps some
> grep/sed-foo magic? :-)
Patch applied, and I added a yesno for actually running the script right
then also ...
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