passing options thru '/etc/rc.d/foo start'
mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at mailing.thruhere.net
Thu Sep 17 17:14:32 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 16 September 2009 21:18:03 Tom Worster wrote:
> On 9/16/09 2:37 PM, "Mel Flynn"
> <mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at mailing.thruhere.net> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 16 September 2009 20:21:40 Chris Cowart wrote:
> >> Tom Worster wrote:
> >>> thanks, Mel, that's good to know.
> >>> i think your suggestion of modifying rc.conf will turn out to be a tidy
> >>> solution for me.
> >> You could also just put:
> >> sshd_flags="-o X11Forwarding=no"
> >> into your /etc/rc.conf file.
> > What he wants is passing arguments without touching config files, which I
> > find myself needing sometimes as well, on machines where static
> > partitions are mounted read-only + kern.secure_level.
> that's right.
> when i read in 11.7 of the handbook: "Since the rc.d system is primarily
> intended to start/stop services at system startup/shutdown time, ..." i
> thought: maybe i'm making things hard by trying to use rc.d scripts when i
> could just execute the daemon's binary.
One downside I forgot to mention:
You do open yourself up now to SSHD_FLAGS="-o AllowRoot=yes", so you may need
to complicate the logic a bit more, by sanitizing SSHD_FLAGS.
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