Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: R. C. Dowdeswell <email@example.com>
Date: 12/03/1999 12:21:40
On 944252310 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
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.
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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