[MacPorts] #36770: Need for a fix regarding mechanism for startupitem handling

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Sat Feb 17 21:17:45 UTC 2018

#36770: Need for a fix regarding mechanism for startupitem handling
  Reporter:  mkae    |      Owner:  macports-tickets@…
      Type:  defect  |     Status:  closed
  Priority:  Normal  |  Milestone:
 Component:  base    |    Version:  2.1.2
Resolution:  fixed   |   Keywords:
      Port:          |
Changes (by jmroot):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => fixed


 In [changeset:"5b83aaa439ec5ca7b5c03bac2f07f2f5076cd60e/macports-base"
 #!ConfigurableCommitTicketReference repository="macports-base"
 Support startupitems that aren't generated by base

 Whether a port has a startupitem is now indicated by startupitem.type
 not being "none". Setting startupitem.create indicates that base should
 generate a startupitem, and changes the default value of

 If you want a traditional startupitem to be generated, nothing changes.
 If you want to provide your own, set startupitem.type to the type you
 are providing and install it yourself; and don't set

 Fixes: https://trac.macports.org/ticket/36770

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/36770#comment:10>
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