Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Jim Wise <email@example.com>
Date: 12/02/1999 17:00:08
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On Thu, 2 Dec 1999, der Mouse wrote:
>What I'm thinking is something like having a facility that begins with
>a digit. For example, suppose some 3Com product comes with a daemon
>3comd, so someone picks a place in startup - S62, say - and creates
>S623comd to start 3comd...and then gets bitten by its running at the
>end of the sequence rather than between S61 and S63.
Um... no. In fact S623comd comes exactly between S61foo and S63bar --
scripts are dictionary ordered, at least on Solaris, Irix, and `real'
In fact, you could rename them all to SAAAfoo SAABbar SAACbaz if it
floated your boat.
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