Re: Bug#502729: and the mysterious freebsd-utils package
My fix would be for procps sysctl and init files to not be installed at
all. That way freebsd-utils is free to have its own init file. However
this may impact on your arch in ways I cannot see, so here is your time
to tell me if this will work for you. I won't be doing the fix as
suggested in the bug report, procps' init file works fine with its
It looks like we (GNU/kFreeBSD) have to create better wrapper
around native /lib/freebsd/sysctl.
The current one does not accept file name for "-p",
it always uses /etc/sysctl.conf and the possibly specified filename
treats as variable to set.