Subject: Re: ssh [was: Re: CVS commit: basesrc]
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/15/2000 15:28:32
On Thu, 16 Mar 2000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> 	* the scripts should be installed +x
> 	* the scripts shouldn't end in `.sh' once installed because
> 	  that indicates to run_rc_script that the script should be
> 	  sourced into the current environment rather than run in a
> 	  subshell. Very few scripts need to run in the current
> 	  environment (e.g, does because it might need to exit
> 	  and stop the boot process)

Uh, why insist on the .sh ending when you can already test if it's +x? 
Sounds kinda redundant... (we don't call executahles .exe either ;)

> I'm sure I'll think of other guidelines when I hopefully get a chance to
> write up the documentation later this week.


 - Hubert

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