Subject: Re: /etc/rc with #!/bin/sh ?
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/14/1999 22:46:29
On Mon, Jun 14, 1999 at 05:20:14PM -0400, Andrew Brown wrote:
> >Is there a good/historical reason that /etc/rc doesn't have
> >a #!/bin/sh at the top?
> >
> >Would anyone mind if it did?
> >
> >newbox% file /etc/rc
> >/etc/rc: English text
> for that matter...why not make it
>   #! basic system startup
> that way file can say "/etc/rc: commands text for basic system startup".

Well, that might be worth considering. It doesn't happen to address
the reason I noticed - I was trying 'vim', and it couldn't syntax 
highlight /etc/rc, cause it didn't know the filetype.

David Maxwell,| -->
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