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Re: bin/41946: rc.d should honour AB_SILENT
The following reply was made to PR bin/41946; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: christos%zoulas.com@localhost (Christos Zoulas)
To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: bin/41946: rc.d should honour AB_SILENT
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 10:18:18 -0400
On Aug 31, 7:00am, apb%cequrux.com@localhost (Alan Barrett) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: bin/41946: rc.d should honour AB_SILENT
| The last step is tricky because there may be no writable file
| systems early in the boot, both /var/run and /tmp may be erased by
| rc.d scripts during the boot, and /usr/bin/tee is not available
| early in the boot. Also, I can't easily keep stdout and stderr
| separate, so I am using the script's exit status (not the presence
| or absence of output on stderr) to detect errors. I have it mostly
| working for the AB_SILENT case, but not for the non-silent case
| (which needs tee-like functionality).
Andrew [@@@] was talking about using sysctl variable space as scratch
space during boot.
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