Won't that break the bootup sequence ?
On 17 May 2001 16:08:37 +0100, Fergal Daly wrote:
> Why not wrap your "dangerous" commands in a safety program, so that
>> init 1
>> init hostname 1
>> and if hostname isn't the name of the machine you're currently on then it
> tells you, otherwise it just throws away the first argument and runs
>> init.real 1
>> Here it is in perl. Just rename the original to have a .real on the end and
> put this script in instead. It won't work with suid programs, you'd need
> some C for that and my hangover is really starting to kick in...
>> #! /usr/bin/perl -w
>> use strict;
>> my $host = shift;
>> my $real_host = `/bin/hostname`;
>> chomp $real_host;
>> if ($host ne $real_host)
> warn "You're on '$real_host' ya spanner\n";
> exit 1;
>> # $0 contains the name we were called with
>> my $real_command = "$0.real";
> exec($real_command, @ARGV) || die "Failed to exec '$real_command': $!";
>>>> On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:36:36PM +0100, Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin) wrote:
> > I've often found that changing the colour of an xterm (and / or prompt)
> > depending on the machine / user was a good way of not doing silly stuff ...
> > like root = red on black, easy enough to read, but obvious enough not to rm
> > -rf on ...
> > P
> > > -----Kate Said:-----
> > > I got sick of that years ago, and changed the prompt on the box to set
> > > the hostname and user name in the PS1, and in the titlebar of the window
> > > (just in case). Well worth doing.
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