Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
To: None <>
From: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/03/1999 12:21:40
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Wilfredo Sanchez wrote:
>| 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.
>	-Fred

Yeah, I was thinking about this after I sent the last email, you
could have a -j flag equivalent, which would be especially useful
on SMP machines in the future.

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