* Jan Stary: > Why does /et/rc.d/pccard say stop_cmd=":"? This does, of course, not > 'stop' pccardd. > > Is there some deeper ... you know ... sense ...?
From sh(1) man page: Built-in Commands This section lists the commands which are built-in because they need to perform some operation that cannot be performed by a separate process. In addition to these, a built-in version of the test(1) command is pro- vided for efficiency. : A null command that returns a 0 (true) exit value. It seems that many daemons are not stopped properly... -- Jean-Baptiste Quenot http://caraldi.com/jbq/
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