[Nottingham] Redhat Init

Robert Davies nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Thu Jul 10 10:58:00 2003

On Thursday 10 Jul 2003 09:39, Mike Martin wrote:
>  --- Alex Tibbles <alex_tibbles@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > > Is the script

> An extreme case that comes to mind is fetchmail, which runs from a
> ~/.fetchmailrc, so if you run it from rc.local you need to specify
> the conf file

That's exactly the kind of case where the 'su - luser -c command' trick helps, 
especially for larger software packages that like to have environmentals 
setup, and get updated over time, you don't have to ferret out what needs 
setting up.