start/stop script woes: ./ Cannot determine the PREFIX

Adam McLaurin blueeskimo at
Mon Sep 1 09:31:45 PDT 2003

On Mon, 2003-09-01 at 12:18, Andreas Klemm wrote:
> Hi fellows,
> again I trapped over this (and this many times in the last 1-2 years),
> when this kind of start-stop script methodology had been introduced
> to the ports tree.
> Its really not very comfortable having to call the start/stop scripts
> with the complete path.
> root at titan[ttyp2]{211} /usr/local/etc/rc.d ./ start
> ./ Cannot determine the PREFIX

This is a FAQ somewhere, I'm sure.

When starting squid, you need to use the FULL PATH to the startup

/usr/local/etc/rc.d/ <start/stop>

Adam McLaurin <blueeskimo at>
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