Subject: Re: misc/21251: rcorder and rc scripts without "special lines"
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <email@example.com>
Date: 04/22/2003 09:43:00
On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 02:14:16PM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
| On Mon, 21 Apr 2003 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
| : And fix the rcorder tool so it doesn't output names of files
| : that do not contain the special lines.
| I don't think this part should change. rcorder indeed outputs filenames
| that don't contain any special lines; the interpretation of such scripts is
| "this can be run arbitrarily at any time", i.e. no external dependencies.
| If a script is in /etc/rc.d, it should be expected to run at system startup
| regardless of contents.
Excepting, of course, those scripts with
(This is documented, and I use this myself, to have "meta" scripts in
/etc/rc.d which are used by me interactively)