On Tue, Oct 24, 2000 at 02:58:08PM -0700, Jordan Hubbard wrote:
> > The scripts themselves have the ordering dependencies.  The startup
> > system runs them in the proper order.  I don't know if this is
> > pre-computed or redone each boot.
> I'm really curious about this, myself.  One of the reasons the SYSV
> scripts have the numeric prefix is so that you know exactly what order
> things will be started in.  With the NetBSD stuff, this is not
> immediately obvious though I guess one could have a top level rc file
> with an explicit ordering similar to our various subdir Makefiles,
> but that also gives you another location to edit when dropping
> in a new startup file.

and, to reply a second time to this message, it is recomputed at each
boot...  the rc and rc.shutdown scripts both run rcorder to do it, with
rc.shutdown reversing the order.

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