Subject: Re: Summary of /etc/rc*
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: L. Todd Masco <email@example.com>
Date: 09/13/1994 16:18:57
Hubert Feyrer writes:
> > are scripts in /etc/rc.3 that start and stop each service. Usually,
> I'd stick rather closely to SVR4 (or Solaris, if that matters),
> marking directories which contains scripts with a ".d"-suffix. I.e.
> naming the startup-scrupt for multiuser/server-mode "rc3", but putting
> the init-scripts for it into "rc3.d".
> Also, putting all the startup-scripts into "/etc/init.d" and linking
> them into "/etc/rc?.d" sounds nice to me, as I now where to look if I
> want to change a single startup-script.
Will do, on both. When I wrote the above, I didn't have access to an
SVR4 machine, so I couldn't check the naming conventions.
I'm more likely to use symbolic links to /etc/init.d, though: hard links
could confuse someone unfamiliar with the setup. Or perhaps it'll be
an installation option.
L. Todd Masco | "Hide, witch, hide! The good folk come to burn thee, their
firstname.lastname@example.org | keen enjoyment hid behind a gothic mask of duty." -JS/BATE