rc.d and environment variables

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Fri Dec 24 03:25:44 UTC 2010

On Fri, 24 Dec 2010 09:13:53 +0600, Victor Sudakov <vas at mpeks.tomsk.su> wrote:
> Of course I can always write my own script or put something like
> su -l svn -c 'usr/local/bin/svnserve -d --listen-port=3690 bla bla' 
> into /etc/rc.local, but the question was about the rc.d framework.

Environmental variables cannot be controlled by the rc.d
framework, as far as I understand. Using login classes to
define them should be the correct way.

>From "man login.conf":

	setenv	list	A comma-separated list of
			environment variables and
			values to which they are to
			be set.

What did you enter for the svnserve user in /etc/login.conf,
and did you make sure there is no override setting in the
corresponding user's ~/.login.conf?

A valid setting should look like this,


embedded into the proper structures.

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