conf/77386: let /etc/rc.d/var create spool dirs for lpd

Ralf Wenk RZ-FreeBSD1004 at
Fri Feb 11 15:00:34 PST 2005

The following reply was made to PR conf/77386; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Ralf Wenk <RZ-FreeBSD1004 at>
To: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at
Cc: Brooks Davis <brooks at>
Subject: Re: conf/77386: let /etc/rc.d/var create spool dirs for lpd 
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2005 23:57:02 +0100

 > Please send the patch. :-)  Actually, I believe you can defer creation
 Oops, the patch was not applied. Lession learned: Do not expect that
 send-pr -f problem-report -a patch
 sends the "problem-report" with "patch" copied to the Fix: section.
 Here it is:
 --- var.udiff begins here ---
 --- var.old     Fri Feb 11 11:54:23 2005
 +++ var Fri Feb 11 11:56:06 2005
 @@ -51,7 +51,8 @@
         /usr/bin/touch /var/log/lastlog
 -       # XXX: should create spool dirs for lpd
 +       # create spool dirs for lpd
 +       /usr/sbin/chkprintcap -d
  # If we do not have a writable /var, create a memory filesystem for /var
 --- var.udiff ends here ---
 > until /etc/rc.d/lpr actualy runs.  You don't really need the directories
 > until then and if you've got /usr/sbin/lpr you should have other deps.
 Yes, moving the creation of the lpd spool files to /etc/rc.d/lpr will
 fix the problem that /usr/sbin/chkprintcap may not yet availiable when
 /etc/rc.d/var is executed.
 I'm out of office for a month from today on. Please expect some delays if
 there are additional questions to this problem report.

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