Startup at boot problem

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Fri Mar 24 23:53:42 UTC 2006

--On Saturday, March 25, 2006 10:03:59 +1100 Sam Lawrance 
<lawrance at> wrote:
>> I solved the problem by using the full path in the script.
>> Originally it had "exec tclsh8.4".  I patched it to have "exec /usr/
>> local/bin/tclsh8.4", and it starts fine on boot now.   Obviously
>> PATH didn't have /usr/local/bin in it at the time the script was
>> being initiated.
> I'm not sure you do understand what it means.  Is there an rc with a
> "PROVIDE: tclsh8.4" line to match your REQUIRE?
Maybe I don't.  I *thought* PROVIDE: used ${name}, as in the name of the 
daemon or script.  Is that incorrect?

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas

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