Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
To: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
From: Wilfredo Sanchez <>
List: tech-userlevel
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,
Apple Computer, Inc., Core Operating Systems / BSD
          Technical Lead, Darwin Project
   1 Infinite Loop, 302-4K, Cupertino, CA 95014