Startup at boot problem

Sam Lawrance lawrance at
Sat Mar 25 00:01:14 UTC 2006

On 25/03/2006, at 10:47 AM, Paul Schmehl wrote:

> --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?

Yes.  There's some information about it in rcorder(8).  It's rcorder  
that produced the initial error message you showed - because it  
couldn't find a PROVIDE to match the REQUIRE.

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