Subject: Re: ^C in fsck (segue from tech-kern)
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/08/2007 11:52:27
>>> [...] not stopping on error for a script in rc.d/ not ending in
>>> ".sh" is a feature.
>> How is it a feature to silently ignore errors if the name doesn't
>> happen to end in .sh (which certainly doesn't say "pay attention to
>> errors" to *me*, at least).
> I mean it's the default and designed as is (if it was not, there
> would have been no ".sh" special treatment).

That does not follow, actually; there are plenty of reasons for
designing in the .sh special case other than being able to abort a
multi-user boot, such as hackery involving chroots, shell variable
settings, or other things which must be done by the rc-running shell.

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