Naming convention for etc/periodic/*/* files?

Douglas Thrift douglaswth at
Wed Jun 7 21:05:50 UTC 2017

On 6/7/2017 1:18 PM, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> What is the naming convention for etc/periodic/*/* files installed
> by ports?
> Looking over the ports tree, I see that most adhere to the
> NNN.*name* pattern also used in the base system, although it's
> unclear how the NNN numbers are assigned and the rest of the name
> is somewhat flexible.
> The lone exception is sysutils/smartmontools, which installs
> etc/periodic/daily/smart.

Just another data point, on my system there are two others:

/usr/local/etc/periodic/daily/dmidecode was installed by package
/usr/local/etc/periodic/daily/sa-utils was installed by package

Douglas William Thrift

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