Ports startup scripts in /etc/rc.d
eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Fri Jan 23 06:59:13 PST 2004
Robert Watson wrote:
> For 5.2-CURRENT, I think we should revisit this issue with one of the
> following conclusions winning out, and the rest being discarded as
> (2) Reevaluate the order at routine points in the boot where new scripts
> might now be available (due to file system mounts or whatever).
> Essentially "insert the new cards into the deck, and shuffle". This
> requires rethinking of our current approach, which assumes a static
> order is created once at the start of the boot by rcorder(8). The
> devil will be in the big picture *and* the details of the
> (3) Add /local/etc/rc.d or /local/rc.d or /etc/local/rc.d or the like, a
> new directory that third party applications are allowed to modify
> during install, and that will be present for the creation of the
> static ordering by rcorder(8) early in the boot. The devil will be in
> the bikeshed, but the implementation is easy.
> I'm actually leaning towards (2) as being the best solution, as it's easy
> and functional.
> Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
> robert at fledge.watson.org Senior Research Scientist, McAfee Research
An updated patch that does (2) is in PR 56736:
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