Daily, weekly, security scripts....

Garrett Cooper yanegomi at gmail.com
Sun May 27 23:25:27 UTC 2012

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Willem Jan Withagen <wjw at digiware.nl> wrote:
> On 2012-05-24 19:05, Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 05/24/2012 03:49 AM, Willem Jan Withagen wrote:
>>> [I looked for a better list to drop this on, but other that freebsd-rc
>>> nothing seems close.]
>> freebsd-rc@ is not appropriate for discussing periodic, as the 2 are
>> totally unrelated.
> Hence I dropped it in current.
>> At this time there is no dedicated maintainer for periodic, so if you
>> find behavior that you don't like, and you've thoroughly exhausted the
>> available configuration options, your only recourse is to submit a patch.
> I have not exhausted all options, because I keep discovering things.
> And given the long time with FreeBSD, I tend to reexamine man pages to
> see what people have added and/or documented.
> So before I start hammering at the scripts, I'll need to go through wat
> is already there..

    Here's a revised patch (based on something I brought up earlier)
that converts periodic over to an rc.subr-like paradigm.
    This can be directly applied to HEAD; you will need to backport
r231849 first if you want to apply the patch to 9-STABLE, etc (the
change wasn't MFCed -- not sure why).
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