Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/02/1999 22:58:39
>>> S623comd to start 3comd...[...] 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' System V.
>Yes, I know.  If you go back and look at the context this originated
>in, it was around a suggestion to run them in "sort +0.1n" order
>instead, to avoid confusing the sort of person who adds S100foo and
>S101bar and wonders why they run so early.

on the other hand (yes, i'm beating a dead horse) S99.5whateverd and
S99.7thatd and even S99.712stupid (i dunno what stupi is :) will start
in the right place.

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