Subject: Re: make for rc.d? (was Re: rc.d)
To: Aaron J. Grier <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/25/2000 16:08:44
On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, Aaron J. Grier wrote:

# On Mon, Apr 24, 2000 at 10:26:14AM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
# > The static route should go into a script that depends on the network
# > script having been run (since you need the network interfaces up). The
# > local daemon should go into a script that depends on whatever it needs
# > up in order to run....
# why do we need rcorder?  why not just use make?  when we get
# multiprocessor working, we could do parallel makes, even.

Because make is in /usr/bin, and the majority of us think that make
belongs there and that /usr shouldn't be mounted in single-user mode.

# it seems like figuring out dependencies is _exactly_ what make is for...

'cept it's overkill in this case.

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