Including PREFIX/etc/rc.d/* scripts in the system's rcorder for startup in 6.0-Release

Brooks Davis brooks at
Thu Jun 9 23:52:33 GMT 2005

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 06:05:25PM -0400, Charles Swiger wrote:
> On Jun 9, 2005, at 5:30 PM, Doug Barton wrote:
> >The first part of the approach is to hack /etc/rc.d/localpkg to use  
> >rcorder
> >to handle the keywords that are already in the scripts with *.sh  
> >filename
> >patterns. This will preserve the lexical ordering that exists now,  
> >while
> >giving port authors (and users of course) the ability to start using
> >keywords with existing scripts that fit the *.sh pattern.
> After this change, will rcorder override the current lexical ordering  
> as needed?
> In other words, if the local etc/rc.d contains these startup scripts:
>    (which has "# REQUIRE: foo")
>    (which has "# PROVIDES: foo")
> ...the new world order will invoke foo, then bar, then baz?

The current proposed patch for this part actually works by invoking
scripts beginning with a digit in lexical order and running the rest
through rcorder.  There are other ways we could do it.

-- Brooks

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