HELP needed by experienced porter for simple review

Brian bri at
Sun Dec 2 15:15:45 PST 2007

GP wrote:
>> You should not make changes to /etc/rc.conf at all from a port. Please
>> remove that before submitting.
>> Thanks,
>> Doug
> Thanks I will, but how should it be done? I must be there for it to work?
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Many ports need  this to work, sadly it is often not mentioned at the 
end of make install or the pkg_add.  I would love for it to say 
something like this.  We need to make this easier to use when possible.
In order for the install of "port name" to work, it should be activated 
via /etc.rc.conf, would you like for this modification to be made for 
you?  If you type y, /etc/rconf will have the following line added.  
portname_enable="YES" [y n]

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