conf/36392: [feature request] cron starts before vi recover,
and vi recover isnt dont securely
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Mar 29 12:13:47 PST 2005
In message <20050329201005.GE916 at kaiser.sig11.org>, Matteo Riondato writes:
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>On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 10:03:41PM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <200503292000.j2TK0Dl6082442 at freefall.freebsd.org>, Matteo Rio=
>> > It's not really clear where is the bug, anyway, according to rcorder
>> > -s nostart /etc/rc.d/*, virecover is launched before cron and inetd.
>> > I think this PR can be closed.
>> I don't know if this is really related/relevant, but it bugs me that
>> we run virecover on systems where no mail service is configured.
>Do you think that we should not even run virecover on such systems or
>that we should not send a mail to the user?=20
It's the mail-sending bit which bugs me, in some configurations this
simply hangs boot for how ever long it takes for it to realize that
Possibly the underlying issue is really lack of DNS I'm not sure.
Of course it begs the question about what to do about stuff like
cron output which is also mailed...
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