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

Hajimu UMEMOTO ume at
Tue Sep 2 10:21:38 PDT 2003


>>>>> On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 18:49:41 +0200
>>>>> Andreas Klemm <andreas at> said:

andreas> On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 11:58:48AM -0400, stan wrote:
> I actually prefer installing the start-stop script without the execute bit.
> When you boot the mchine, you get reminded what you have installed, but not
> enabled.

andreas> So you install something so that it doesn't get enabled ? :->

andreas> Well, I think we should keep one scheme, not two.
andreas> Currently there exist two methods to prevent startup of
andreas> applications after reboot:
andreas> 	a) no execute bit
andreas> 	b) installed as

andreas> Two are too much. I think the execute bit should be set and
andreas> scripts should be installed as

I vote using USE_RC_SUBR=yes.  With USE_RC_SUBR=yes, you can set
xxx_enable=yes in your /etc/rc.conf.


Hajimu UMEMOTO @ Internet Mutual Aid Society Yokohama, Japan
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