Subject: Re: take 2; which way should we go for /etc/rc...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael C. Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 12/03/1999 15:49:33
>>>>> "Luke" == Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Luke> c) /etc/rc runs rcorder over /etc/init.d and runs scripts
Luke> as necessary. (rc.sh and rc.shutdown.sh implements this)
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> - 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",
This is my favorite.
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