Unfortunate dynamic linking for everything

Leo Bicknell bicknell at ufp.org
Wed Nov 19 06:33:13 PST 2003

In a message written on Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 09:25:35AM -0500, Ken Smith wrote:
> Roughly the same thing was bothering me last night.  You get a chance
> to specify the shell when init is in the last phase of getting you to
> single-user mode so you can say /rescue/sh at that point.  init is
> another story and I asked someone about that, they said it either is
> or will shortly be a loader option so you can override that to be
> /rescue/init that way.

Perhaps /rescue/sh should be the default when booting into single user.

The more I think about init the more I don't like dynamic linking for
it.  init needs to have as few failure modes as possible.  I do still
think it's fine for all the other /bin and /sbin things.

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