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Old 03-02-2003, 12:05 AM   #1
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Question What does "rc" stand for?


I notice that the term'rc' is used a lot in linux, and all seem to pertain to a sort of startup script or sequence (like rc.local for example).

I've always wondered what it stood for, I tried searching today but couldn't find it!

Can anyone help?
 
Old 03-02-2003, 12:19 AM   #2
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This has been asked here once long ago.. take a look here:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ighlight=stand
 
Old 03-02-2003, 12:29 AM   #3
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Great thanks!

To save others from having to follow the link and look down the thread, rc stands for "run commands"
 
Old 03-02-2003, 12:31 AM   #4
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Great thanks!

To save others from having to follow the link and look down the thread, rc stands for "run commands"
Yeah, but I still like my theory on what it stands for, sounds much more sophisticated.
 
Old 03-02-2003, 12:40 AM   #5
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I thought I read somewhere it was 'resource configuration'? Perhaps I was asleep at the time.
 
  


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