Subject: Re: misc/21251: rcorder and rc scripts without "special lines"
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: netbsd-bugs
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 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
	KEYWORDS: nostart

(This is documented, and I use this myself, to have "meta" scripts in
/etc/rc.d which are used by me interactively)