[Bug 261049] sysrc fails when trying to set variables containing a dot

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Date: Sun, 09 Jan 2022 21:26:45 UTC

--- Comment #3 from Andriy Gapon <avg@FreeBSD.org> ---
(In reply to Stefan B. from comment #2)
I think that you got it slightly wrong.
sysrc is for rc configuration files (rc.conf, rc.conf.local, rc.conf.d/*).
Those files do use shell syntax.

sysrc is explicitly documented as an rc.conf tool.
Nowhere in the documentation do I see that it can be used with other types of
configuration files (like sysctl.conf or syslog.conf or loader.conf or

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