problems after rebuild of 5.5 stable

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Oct 23 15:10:34 UTC 2006

Matthew Pope <mpope at> writes:

> Lowell Gilbert wrote:

>>Go back through mergemaster, and actually
>>pay attention to the changes.  On files you haven't modified, you will
>>be able to (i)nstall the new versions of those files, but otherwise
>>you will need to (m)erge them.
> Ok, I tried that but my system is to far gone.  Close to 100
> environment vars are missing and if I jam them all into rc.conf it
> will be a mess, especially since I would be guessing at the
> appropriate values for the vars. 

Most of those variables should be in /etc/defaults, which you should
never modify on your own.  Synch up that directory, and you'll be a
long way towards fixed up.

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