Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
To: None <>
From: Michael C. Richardson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/03/1999 15:49:33
>>>>> "Luke" == Luke Mewburn <> writes:
    Luke> c)	/etc/rc runs rcorder over /etc/init.d and runs scripts
    Luke> 	as necessary. ( and implements this)
    Luke> 	Pros:
    Luke> 		- thirdparty scripts (that support `start' and `stop'
    Luke> 		  work) with minor changes (need to add `PROVIDE:'
    Luke> 		  and `REQUIRE:' lines if ordering is necessary)
    Luke> 	Cons:
    Luke> 		- slower that b)
    Luke> 		- still needs minor changes to 3rdparty scripts
    Luke> 		  (you need to add the PROVIDE/REQUIRE lines)

  I don't like the runtime dependancy on rcorder.

    Luke> e)	/etc/rc is autogenerated from /etc/init.d/ containing a list of
    Luke> 	lines which just do "/etc/init.d/foo start; /etc/init.d/foo2 start",
    Luke> 	etc.
    Luke> 	Pros:

  This is my favorite.

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