backticks in rc.conf

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Thu Jul 23 20:17:27 UTC 2009

On Tue, 21 Jul 2009 13:21:04 +0100, RW <rwmaillists at> wrote:
>On Tue, 21 Jul 2009 14:18:37 +0300
>Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at> wrote:
>> There's a catch here that may go unnoticed for a while...
>> rc.conf may be sourced by /etc/rc *long* before filesystems are
>> mounted.  As a result grep or awk may be not be available and stop
>> rc.conf from loading.
> rc.conf is sourced for each rcng script

Yes, I should have avoided 'may' as it sounds hypothetical.  Every rcng
script sources rc.conf :)

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