Re: Hi aghain

From: The Green Dragon (
Date: 04/01/96

	hmm how about creating a script and using setuid to change the id 
to whatever user you have the mud running as????

On Mon, 1 Apr 1996, Hades wrote:

> Ok, had a question about crontabs and whatnot a few days ago and got a lot
> of responses... what I need to know is what should I do for a cron script
> that will basically do this:
> if the ppp is not running, start it.
> if bin/circle is not running, start it.
> And if the system auto-reboots, will these cron scripts run if the mud
> account user is not logged in, and if they won't, how can I get my mud to
> start running automatically on a reboot without putting it in the rc.local
> (as it would eb run as root)
> Thanks

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