Subject: Re: powerdown(8)
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/14/2000 21:20:49
On 14 Apr 2000, Johan Danielsson wrote:
> Ugh, I really hate programs that deduce their behaviour from argv[0]
> (you can't for instance keep an `rsh.old'). I know reboot (and various
> other programs) already does this, but I can't see a good reason to
> extend the usage. Shell script?

This won't make proper entries in the syslog, look at the code.
Plus I've had bad experiences with reboot & friends being run from
shell scripts, as they tend to get killed early.

 - Hubert

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