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Re: perl scripts during system boot?

On debian-devel, Marc Haber <Marc.Haber-lists@gmx.de> wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Jul 1999 14:26:30 -0400, you wrote:
> >> Since perl resides in /usr/bin which might not be present during
> >> system bootup (with /usr not yet mounted), I suspect that using perl
> >> would be out of the question and copying the perl interpreter to /bin
> >> won't make me any new friends here.
> >I don't see why you shouldn't be able to use /usr/bin/perl, so long as your
> >script has a higher start level than mountall.sh....
> Maybe my script should configure the packet filter before the network
> is brought up and before /usr can be nfs-mounted.

Use a sh script to get it to a point where it can nfs mount /usr then change
to perl? (Ugly? Yes).

I consume, therefore I am

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