Subject: Re: /etc/rc. use instead.
To: Julian Assange <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/03/1999 20:45:09
On 4 Dec 1999, Julian Assange wrote:

: There are people better qualified than me to do this. In
: particular I'd like to hear the views of our primary
: hackers. hubert? agc? christos? et al, what do
: you think?

make(1) may be able to do one-way dependencies admirably well, but it's
difficult to do it the other way round in an automatic fashion without some
hackery - that is, "drop to singleuser" isn't particularly simple.

-- Todd Vierling (