Subject: Re: /etc/rc. use instead.
To: Julian Assange <>
From: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/04/1999 01:30:14
On 944271299 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
Julian Assange wrote:
>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

Actually, this is not strictly speaking true, if /usr/share/mk/
is not present:

$ make
make: no system rules (

This is a bit of a nit, but make as it currently stands depends on
/usr being mounted.

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