SunOS/Solaris Easter Egg - Give Peace a Chance

The startup file /etc/init.d/yp contains the line

sleep 1 # we gave peace a chance, why not ypserve?

This reminded me of a better egg which may not be verrifiable any more, but I think it was in SunOS 4.0. That one was revealed if you typed the quite legitimate command

make love

The shell replied

not war

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Contributed By: Rick Parsons on 06-13-2000
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You can also do this when building the IMAP Toolkit Environment (latest version and perhaps older ones?) and typing "make love" Looks like the author put it in there as a throwback to the old days (as it also says in the Makefile). ---abc
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JimRegan writes:
To recreate this (with GNU make at least) all you have to do is create a Makefile with the following contents: love: @echo "Not war!"
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Rae-claws writes:
This is actually an old "throwback" referring to self-reference of anything capable of running a make file. If using a text-based program without this cute easter egg, the reply should be "could not find target love" (stop). This is due to the fact that make uses a target to create any given program or part of a program.
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