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

On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 11:22:05AM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > 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.

I don't see how it'd work: the obvious way of doing it would have
S40networking block until S45mountnfs.sh was run, but that'd result
in a deadlock. And in any event, once /var is unmounted, /var/run becomes
unavailable and you can't bring eth0 down intelligently.


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