bin/58850: Recent sysinstall changes wipes out rc.conf contents
Simon L. Nielsen
simon at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 3 15:30:20 PST 2003
The following reply was made to PR bin/58850; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Simon L. Nielsen" <simon at FreeBSD.org>
To: Anders Nordby <anders at FreeBSD.org>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org, trhodes at FreeBSD.org,
rwatson at FreeBSD.org, re at FreeBSD.org, alfred at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: bin/58850: Recent sysinstall changes wipes out rc.conf contents
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 00:19:42 +0100
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On 2003.11.03 01:21:37 +0100, Anders Nordby wrote:
> Recent changes to sysinstall/config.c empties rc.conf in automated
I can't really see why this fails, so I will have to set up a test
environment to reproduce the problem. I hope to get this done tomorrow.
If anybody else has any ideas as to why this fails, please let me know.
> root at neta:~# cat /etc/rc.conf
> # -- sysinstall generated deltas -- # Mon Nov 3 07:09:40 2003
> # Created: Mon Nov 3 07:09:40 2003
> # Enable network daemons for user convenience.
> # Please make all changes to this file, not to /etc/defaults/rc.conf.
> # This file now contains just the overrides from /etc/defaults/rc.conf.
> root at neta:~#=20
Are theese all the variables you are expecting to see in rc.conf (minus
the one from your package of course)? That is, does sysinstall itself
set all the rc.conf variables it is supposed to?
Just to be sure: Your package contain a script like the "post" script
script from the PXE article, but set the conf variable directly to
Simon L. Nielsen
FreeBSD Documentation Team
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