Subject: Re: /etc/rc.d stuff
To: Soren S. Jorvang <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/24/2000 23:30:12
On Aug 5,  5:04pm, "Soren S. Jorvang" wrote:
} [Sorry] And can we please, please call it something other than rc.d?
} rc.d suggests properties that it neither has nor should have.
} Since one of the nicest things about rc.d is the start/stop/restart
} methods, let's give that interface some light by creating a command
} called something like service(8) (perhaps as simple as a shell script
} that runs rc.d/foo) with the services located in /etc/services .

    Umm, /etc/services is already taken...

}-- End of excerpt from "Soren S. Jorvang"