Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/13/1998 12:31:39
In message <>, Curt Sa
mpson writes:
>If you can implement runlevels with another feature, why add run
>levels as well? Aside from wanting to confuse the user?

I wouldn't want to add runlevels to the system-as-shipped, but if we had
groups of things, it would be trivial for people who want runlevels to
make groups with the right properties.

Thus, I consider the "groups of services" to be an improvement on runlevels
by virtue of generality.