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Re: Scripts in /etc/init.d Question and Comment.

At 19:35 -0400 07 Apr 2002, JPS <jpstewart@albatross.maxlingua.com> wrote:
> me to raise my awareness!). How about prefacing the scripts in
> `/etc/init.d' with something along the lines of:
> 	if [ ! $EUID == 0 ]; then
> 		echo "Sorry, this script must run with root privileges."
> 	if

If this is done, that bit of code shouldn't be used (at least in most
cases) since $EUID is a bashism.  I'd suggest something like:

  if [ ! -O / ] # Check if root directory is owned by current user

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