Subject: Re: ssh [was: Re: CVS commit: basesrc]
To: None <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/16/2000 01:33:26
Hubert Feyrer writes:
> 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 ;)

`prior art'. although the testing for +x vs -x is a good idea.
i'll consider that.

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