databases/postgresql81-server - dangerous init script

Brooks Davis brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Tue Mar 28 18:44:58 UTC 2006


On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 08:34:32PM +0200, [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
> The rc.d script for this port contains a new style script, but follows
> the old naming conventions, which will cause it to be executed directly
> sourced into the boot shell, which is an unnecessary risk, since it
> means that booting will fail if the script exits.

Actually, in this case, the manpage is wrong.  Only scripts in /etc/rc.d
that end in .sh not all scripts ending in .sh are sourced.  That said,
ports should be fixed to install without the .sh suffix so we can eventually
remove the special case (should there be any point.)

-- Brooks

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