my lame attempt at a shell script...
Colin J. Raven
colin at kenmore.kozy-kabin.nl
Tue Jan 4 01:31:31 PST 2005
On Jan 3 at 13:44, Timothy Luoma launched this into the bitstream:
> On Jan 3, 2005, at 1:19 PM, Eric F Crist wrote:
>> I'm trying to create a shell script for firewalling. What I'm hoping to do
>> is create a generic script that looks for variables in /etc/rc.conf. I've
>> tried looking at other scripts that use variables placed there, but don't
>> understand how to pull the information from the file.
> Ah, now I may be a FreeBSD newbie, but I've been doing shell scripts for a
> long time.
Take note, he is *really* not exaggerating!!
> What specifically are you trying to pull out of /etc/rc.conf?
> ps - that said, why aren't you setting firewall configuration once and
> leaving it alone?
Yeah, I wondered about that too, unless there's something particular to
that local configuration it sort of seems like reinventing the wheel.
BTW, welcome to FreeBSD Tim! You have been assimilated etc. :-)
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