portupgrade and starting servers after upgrade.

sean at gothic.net.au sean at gothic.net.au
Tue Sep 19 02:22:29 PDT 2006

> Is there a policy about how to deal with running daemons and portupgrade?
> For instance every time I portupgrade dhcpd I have to remember to start
> it manually after the upgrade. As portupgrade knows how to stop the
> daemon before the upgrade it should also know how to start it afterwards.

Read /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf, specifically the 'AFTERINSTALL' part...


    'databases/mysql*server' => '/usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql-server restart',

> /Martin
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