Subject: Re: Changing root's shell to /bin/sh
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/19/1999 04:59:34
On Mar 18, 10:40pm, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
} John Nemeth <> writes:
} > We could
} > easily get this advantage by creating a single /etc/rc.d directory and
} > having /etc/rc execute everything in it just before going multiuser
} > (controlled by a configuration variable in /etc/rc.conf).
} that's only useful if the things which are started by scripts there
} all 'should be' run at the same point in the startup (e.g. after the
} rest of the stuff in /etc/rc, or whatever).  that's often not the
} case.

     How often would you want third party stuff to run before the
system stuff?  Could you give some real world examples where this is
necessary?  If its really necessary, we could provide several hooks at
strategic locations.

}-- End of excerpt from Chris G. Demetriou