rc script priority limitation

Randy Hron rwhron at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 31 19:54:15 PDT 2001


On Tuesday 31 July 2001 21:43, you wrote:
> --- Adrian Ho <aho-lfs-discuss at 03s.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 02:24:40PM -0400, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > > i'd like to see proper sorting so if we have:
> > > S50
> > > S100
> > > S5000
> > >
> > > they are executed in that order and not as S100, S50, S5000
> >
> > I vote for the simpler approach: Just remove the serial width limitation.
> > Then folks can choose whatever funky numbering scheme they want
> > (eg. factoring startup shell scripts), secure in the knowledge that a
> > simple 'ls' will tell them the exact order that everything will be run.
>
> I'm in agreement with keeping them to the ls ordering. All other sorts are
> done alpha-numerically why not this one?

I like ls order too.  It's easy to eyeball start order.  It also makes
it possible to have scripts like:
SOracle
KOracle
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