bind95 port, no rc.d script

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Thu Jul 17 14:44:20 UTC 2008

Andy Smith wrote:

> I've just installed the latest bind95 P1 ports package, all installed
> ok and is working but it hasn't installed the /etc/rc.d/named script
> (nor in /usr/local/etc/rc.d) nor is there a script in the ports work
> dir called named. Can anyone suggest what I may have done wrong? I
> can write a custom script, but Id rather ports put it there so I dont
> have to worry about this on every upgrade  and to understand ports
> better etc,

You can use the rc script for the base system named.  Simply add the 
following to /etc/rc.conf:

named_flags="-c /etc/namedb/named.conf"



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