Re: Service to run user-owned init scripts at boot time?

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pds wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jan 2009 06:18:20 +0100
> Kevin Kofler <[email protected]> wrote:
>> This should work:
>> cat >>/etc/rc.d/rc.local <<EOF
>> for i in /home/*/.rc.local ; do
>>   user=${i#/home/}
>>   user=${user%/.rc.local}
>>   su $user -c $i
>> done
>> EOF
>>         Kevin Kofler
> This should work as long as all the prerequisite services have been
> started, such as mounting the file system.
Considering when rc.local runs, all the other services should have
been run. From the rc.local file itself:

# This script will be executed *after* all the other init scripts.
# You can put your own initialization stuff in here if you don't
# want to do the full Sys V style init stuff.

> One other requirement is all users accounts are in /home.

You could try something like this (untested):


USERS=`awk -F: '{print $1}' /etc/passwd`
for i in $USERS
   HOME=`grep \^$i: /etc/passwd | awk -F: '{print $6}'`
   if [ -r $HOME/$RClocal ]; then
     su $USER -c $HOME/$RClocal &

You could fancy it up a bit by only using UIDs 500 or greater,
depending on what you want.


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