FreeBSD Port: doorman-0.8

Lupe Christoph lupe at
Thu Jun 23 13:57:07 GMT 2005

Quoting fbsd_user <fbsd_user at>:

> Doing it your way will work also and is more in line with the 5.x
> way of doing things.

> But there is still need for a way to stop and/or restart it to get
> the updated guestlist file reread.  Much like the (stop, start, and
> restart) functions for apache.

What's wrong with "/usr/local/etc/rc.d/ (start|stop|restart)" ?

> And while you are at it the port description is so very poor at
> describing the port.
> How about something like this:

I did not change the description when I took over the port. The
description at isn't too descriptive
either ;-)

I think your's is a little long. I'll see if I can come up with a shorter
one for the next release.

> One last thing. Doorman has a ms/windows knock program available as
> a .zip file. Sure would be nice to have that zip file included with
> the port alone with a example Windows's script combining the knock
> exec with say FTP or telnet.

This is a FreeBSD port. It does not even include the doorman code.
Why should it include something that is not even needed to run doorman
on FreeBSD?

Thanks for your support,
Luep Christoph
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