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Old 12-07-2011, 06:03 AM
Nils Kassube
Default May scripts and tasks invoked via rc.local run with root permissions?

Jay Ridgley wrote:
> I have a situation where I would like to run a script every time the
> system boots. The requirements are such that it must run as root. If
> the owner is specified as root and invoked from rc.local during
> start up will the script in effect run the same as it were invoked
> from the command line with sudo?

/etc/rc.local is run by root already, so your script should run without
special tricks.


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