reload rc.conf during boot process

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Tue Sep 21 06:51:34 PDT 2004

On 2004-09-21 14:40, Markie <mark.cullen at> wrote:
> I was just looking at that diff you attached. I think I understand it near
> enough, but just before the esac is that like a default: style part? So if
> nothing matches, i.e if the script isn't called selectcf, then it'll just
> run the script and not reload rc.conf? Wouldn't I need a run_rc_script
> before the unset _rc_conf_loaded, to actually run my selectcf script? :-)

It's there already.  I've just used a trick with md5(1) to check if the
file rc.conf changes and you missed it because it's hidden between two
other lines.  Just above the body of the if-block you're reading I had
added the following:

% +             _sum_before=`md5 /etc/rc.conf`
% +             run_rc_script ${_rc_elem} ${_boot}
% +             _sum_after=`md5 /etc/rc.conf`

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