Subject: Re: /etc/rc. use instead.
To: None <>
From: Julian Assange <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/04/1999 12:34:59 (Eduardo E. Horvath) writes:

> > pkgsrc shows make(1) can be succesfully retargeted to
> > strange new dependency domains. rc should gain the
> > same treatment.
> I pointed this out the last time we had this discussion and the
> objections were that nobody wanted to depend on make running in single
> user mode to bring the system up.

That's an irrational fear. Make will run in single user mode just
as sh runs in single user mode. Indeed, better:

# ls -l static/make
-rwx------  1 root  src  110592 Dec  4 12:28 make
# ls -l /bin/sh
-r-xr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  331776 Jul 31 23:47 /bin/sh