Can you please add the following line to the rc.d script that comes with this port?
The default reload subroutine that FreeBSD uses (SIGHUP) works to reload the config according to https://trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki/EditConfigFiles#ReloadSettings
This worked in my testing as well.
Auto-assigned to maintainer crees@FreeBSD.org
A commit references this bug:
Date: Mon Nov 24 18:51:27 UTC 2014
New revision: 373348
Allow use of reload rc command
Submitted by: firstname.lastname@example.org
thank you! talk about some fast service!