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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 09:20:08PM -0500, sean finney wrote:
> > i mean, either way, something's probably going to have to be hacked
> > in a somewhat less-than-graceful manner...  so for example, with
> > a daemon trying to write to /var/run, it can try and write there,
> > and if it can't because /var/run doesn't exist yet, it complains,
> > sleeps for some interval, and tries again?
> Most of the affected programs are one-shot startup scripts, not daemons.

The only program I know if that really needs it is ifupdown, which just
needs to write out the state at the end. I'll bet aj won't like the idea
though, it is sorta gross.

see shy jo

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