rc script priority limitation

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Tue Jul 31 18:39:23 PDT 2001

Gerard Beekmans wrote:

>On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 12:51:38PM -0500, J. Jones wrote:
>>eval `basename $string | sed \
>>     's/^[S|K]\(.*[0-9]\)\(.*\)/stop=K\1\2; previous_start=S\1\2/'`
>>echo $stop
>>echo $previous_start
>my previous email got lost or is stuck at some smtp server, let's try it
>i'd like to see proper sorting so if we have:
>they are executed in that order and not as S100, S50, S5000

I don't think this is a good idea.  If this is done, /bin/ls will list 
the files in a different order from the execution order.  This will 
cause confusion.  Just stick to 3 digits.

  -- Bruce

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