openssh-portable port

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Tue Apr 19 08:39:06 PDT 2005

On 4/19/05, Daniel Johansson <donnex at> wrote:
> Hi, I've a question about the openssh-portable port, and I think it's the
> same
> with the openssh port. 
> Why do you install in /usr/local/etc/rc.d? Openssh already
> have
> a built in startupscript and to use it with the ports version you just have
> to
> set sshd_program. So what is the reason for installing this startup script?
> It's also in the old non rcng-format.
On older FreeBSD systems (OSVERSION<5.x), there was no default ssh
startup script.

The port could be changed to detect which OSVERSION it is installing
on, and either install the script or display a message
to change the variable to sshd_program=$PREFIX/sbin/sshd.


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