Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: Todd Whitesel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Holland <email@example.com>
Date: 10/16/1998 21:53:57
> To me, single-user means that only the stuff in the kernel is active --
> everything else is shut down (possibly including LKMs but I'm not sure).
> Multi-user means that my 'default' list of desired runnables is started,
> in any order which is valid given the DAG established by the dependency
> statements of the system services (does this sound like make -j ?
> it should!)... and alternate lists of desired runnables should be
> easy to activate, perhaps by HUPping a daemon or something.
This sounds like you may actually want to use make to drive it. Make's
a pretty powerful general-purpose process control tool, and it's good
for a lot more than doing huge numbers of stat() on .h files.
- David A. Holland | (please continue to send non-list mail to
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