rc.d and environment variables
jerrymc at msu.edu
Thu Dec 23 19:18:10 UTC 2010
On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 08:12:49PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Dec 2010 23:27:52 +0600, Victor Sudakov <vas at mpeks.tomsk.su> wrote:
> > Colleagues,
> > The svnserve daemon is started from /usr/local/etc/rc.d/svnserve. I need to
> > pass the environment variable KRB5_KTNAME=/home/svn/svn.keytab to the
> > daemon on start. How do I do that?
> If the user corresponding to the svnservice has a login
> shell, which would usually be the system's default
> dialog shell, the C shell, you could edit /etc/csh.cshrc
> and put
> setenv KRB5_KTNAME /home/svn/svn.keytab
> to make it a system-wide setting (or use the user's
> ~/.cshrc for a user-only setting).
> In case the user does NOT have a default shell, I think
> you should be able to also define a system-wide environmental
> variable by coding
> KRB5_KTNAME=/home/svn/svn.keytab; export KRB5_KTNAME
> into /etc/rc.local (which will be executed at system startup).
> See "man rc.local" for details.
Put it in /etc/rc.conf and have your script read up rc.conf and
set any of the stuff in there it is interested in, such as KRB5_KINAME.
I think that is the officially sanctioned way of doing such things.
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