starting services?

Michael Beattie mtbeedee at
Mon Nov 21 18:58:03 GMT 2005

On 11/21/05, Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at> wrote:
> On 11/21/05, Gerry Freymann <lists at> wrote:
> >  but if you did:
> >
> > /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ start
> >
> >  things should go as planned.
> That's odd. Why's that? Why should the script care?
> Mike

It uses part of the command line to determine where it's run form. 
That way it knows to look at like /etc or /usr/local/etc for
configuration as well as other things.

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