Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
To: R. C. Dowdeswell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wilfredo Sanchez <email@example.com>
Date: 12/03/1999 12:18:30
| Whereas with a PROVIDES/REQUIRES, the system would understand the
| actual dependencies and could potentially run most of the shutdown
| scripts in parallel, which could be a major win IMO -- keeping in
| mind that a lot of the shutting down will be waiting.
You can also start up items in parallel.
Wilfredo Sanchez, firstname.lastname@example.org
Apple Computer, Inc., Core Operating Systems / BSD
Technical Lead, Darwin Project
1 Infinite Loop, 302-4K, Cupertino, CA 95014