On 9/16/09 2:37 PM, "Mel Flynn" <mel.flynn+fbsd.questi...@mailing.thruhere.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 September 2009 20:21:40 Chris Cowart wrote: >> Tom Worster wrote: >>> thanks, Mel, that's good to know. >>> >>> i think your suggestion of modifying rc.conf will turn out to be a tidy >>> solution for me. >> >> You could also just put: >> >> sshd_flags="-o X11Forwarding=no" >> >> into your /etc/rc.conf file. > > What he wants is passing arguments without touching config files, which I find > myself needing sometimes as well, on machines where static partitions are > mounted read-only + kern.secure_level. that's right. when i read in 11.7 of the handbook: "Since the rc.d system is primarily intended to start/stop services at system startup/shutdown time, ..." i thought: maybe i'm making things hard by trying to use rc.d scripts when i could just execute the daemon's binary. an advantage i imagined of using rc.d is it starts the service with the same config as at boot so i don't have to remember any config items that might not be in the daemons config files. maybe all config _should_ be in the daemon's config files but then i _might_ have been both lazy and forgetful. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"