conf/189366: freebsd-update on FreeBSD10-release left set_rcvar lines in /etc/rc.d
ggm at apnic.net
Mon May 5 05:30:01 UTC 2014
>Synopsis: freebsd-update on FreeBSD10-release left set_rcvar lines in /etc/rc.d
>Arrival-Date: Mon May 05 05:30:00 UTC 2014
>Originator: George Michaelson
>Release: FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE amd64
System: FreeBSD twerp.rand.apnic.net 10.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE #0 r260789: Thu Jan 16 22:34:59 UTC 2014 root at snap.freebsd.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
I run freebsd-update and get told its being upgraded from 10.0-release to -p2.
After it runs, the machine fails to boot, stops single user, because almost all of /etc/rc.d has got set_rcvar lines in the files.
However the set_rcvar function has been removed.
Worryingly, when I diff -r on a -p2 system, I find that for many of these files the ONLY CHANGE is the textual replacement of
the "`set_rcvar`" call by the "foo_enable" string: not the version/date/RCS stamp, just an in-place replacement.
Somebody hasn't actually checked in tha change properly at some stage and instead has updated the FreeBSD-update information in a way
which doesn't correctly replace the files.
You'd need to do a replace/install/upgrade on a 9.x series to 10.0 release and then run freebsd-update
I have NFI because FreeBSD-update doesn't seem to want to 'replace' these files. I am copying rc.d and other stuff on from other hosts
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