questionable feature- rcvar woes

Frank Behrens frank at
Thu Nov 29 00:21:11 PST 2007

John Baldwin <jhb at> wrote on 28 Nov 2007 14:37:
> Use forcestart or forcestop to manage services that are not enabled in 
> rc.conf.  This is normal.  If you got a warning, then on shutdown every rc.d 

Most (all?) people recommend in this thread the use of "forcestart" / "forcestop". Is it not 
better to use "onestart" / "onestop"?

When I remember right the "force" ignores any failed preconditions.

Frank Behrens, Osterwieck, Germany
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