Subject: Re: The new rc.d stuff...
To: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/28/2000 15:48:48
On 28 Mar 2000, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> <email@example.com> (Mason Loring Bliss) writes:
> > On Mon, Mar 27, 2000 at 09:23:32PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> > > } # PROVIDE: atalkd
> > > } # REQUIRE: xdm
> > >
> > > Silly question, but why is a filesystem daemon dependent on an X daemon?
> > The atalkd stuff takes an obscenely long time to return, so I did this in
> > order to be able to log in via X without having to wait.
> Sounds like you want a way to express some sort of weighted preference
> among non-dependant scripts.
Or the option to run scripts in parallel :)