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

On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 06:37:18PM +1000, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:
> >There is one thing that realy breaks everything so far and thats
> >"/etc/nologin". Changing it affects several packages so it needs a
> >standard place to be moved to.
> Does any program create /etc/nologin automatically?

$ grep nologin /etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh
/etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh:# Put a nologin file in /etc to prevent people from logging in before
/etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh:  echo "System bootup in progress - please wait" > /etc/nologin
/etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh:  cp /etc/nologin /etc/nologin.boot

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