maintainer-feedback requested: [Bug 228785] sysutils/beats does not respect rc variables

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Bug 228785: sysutils/beats does not respect rc variables

--- Description ---
The rc scripts for the beats promise to respect for example the filebeat_conf
variable, yet the script itself doesn't. Reproduce by setting
filebeat_conf="/root/filebeat.yml" while removing /usr/local/etc/filebeat.yml
from the system. Upon starting filebeat using /usr/local/etc/rc.d/filebeat
start, a lot of noise will come your way about filebeat not being able to find

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