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From: Peter Pentchev (roamorbitel.bg)
Date: Fri Jun 08 2001 - 01:03:57 CDT
On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 08:31:07AM +0400, Alexey V. Neyman wrote:
> hi, there!
> On Thu, 7 Jun 2001, Vince Hoang wrote:
> >> All login shells in the FreeBSD base system are statically linked -
> >> they are all placed in /bin, and everything in /bin and /sbin *must*
> >> be statically linked for obvious reasons (think NFS-mounted /usr).
> ># uname -r
> ># ldd /bin/rmail
> > libc.so.4 => /usr/lib/libc.so.4 (0x28067000)
> man rmail:
> Rmail should not reside in /bin.
Oh well, I didn't catch this one: NO_SENDMAIL & NO_UUCP in my /etc/make.conf :)
But yes, this is apparently a documented bug - rmail is not part of the boot
process, there is no real need for it in 'emergency' situations when /usr
is not mounted yet, so no, it should not really reside in /bin.
-- No language can express every thought unambiguously, least of all this one.
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