questionable feature- rcvar woes

Russell Jackson raj at
Thu Nov 29 11:31:34 PST 2007

Frank Behrens wrote:
> 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.
> Regards,
>    Frank

Yes. one(start|stop) is far more sensible.

Russell A. Jackson <raj at>
Network Analyst
California State University, Bakersfield

	"Every morning I read the obituaries; if my name's not there,
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