apcupsd pkgsrc package install is slightly broken
mark.r.cullen at gmail.com
Wed Jun 7 23:57:58 PDT 2006
Mark Cullen wrote:
The problem: the rc.d script doesn't seem to get installed.
The following files should be created for apcupsd-3.8.6nb5:
Well, God knows I'm no expert, but I'm wondering if the script
got installed in /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/ instead?
It wasn't in /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/, but I assume you meant to say
/etc/rc.d/ there? :-) Well spotted, I never checked there for it! I'll
have a look at that one later.
When I first started using pkgsrc I tried to keep the FBSD ports
system installed at the same time. I got hopelessly lost in the
details of where the rc and config files should be installed.
I'm still a bit uncertain about these details, actually, even
though I managed to get everything working just by trial-and-
It is a little different, but I do like how everything goes under /usr/pkg.
I remember (dimly) that doing a pkgsrc/bootstrap asks you where
you want certain things installed, like the rc.d directory, just
as one example.
It does?! When I ran the bootstrap script it just..... ran! Didn't ask
me any questions :-)
Are there gurus out there who can give us the real facts?
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