Feature Request: /usr/local/etc/rc.conf support

Bernd Walter ticso at cicely12.cicely.de
Sat Feb 21 00:20:29 PST 2004

On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 05:59:41AM +0100, Dirk Meyer wrote:
> Bernd Walter schrieb:,
> > A port upgrade is always a problem in shared environment, because they
> > often add global start scripts - I don't like to see automatically
> > enabled or disabled services in /usr/local/etc/rc.d then.
> I set in my /erc/rc.conf:
> local_startup="/usr/local/etc/rc.local"

A good idea, but the NetBSD way of doing is still better IMO.
NetBSD pkgsrc start scripts depend on foo_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf
just as base services.
On FreeBSD a small number of ports already do.

> so my servers only run scriots that I explicit copy in that dir.

I think softlinks are better to keep scripts up to date.

B.Walter                   BWCT                http://www.bwct.de
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