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Re: launchd port: Worth it?
On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 9:16 AM, Christos Zoulas
> In article
> matthew sporleder <msporleder%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
>>On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 8:17 PM, Christos Zoulas
>>> On Mar 14, 6:13pm, brooks%freebsd.org@localhost (Brooks Davis) wrote:
>>> -- Subject: Re: launchd port: Worth it?
>>> | The FreeBSD port is quite dated. My understanding is that shortly after
>>> | it was completed Apple basically rewrote launchd so starting from
>>> | scratch may be required.
>>> Could be! I have not looked recently, anyway there are pieces that can
>>> be salvaged :-)
>>Incremental improvements to the existing rc is probably a better project.
> Do you know what launchd does?
I've read the man page for it.
I read into this thread as: "does a launchd port have enough momentum
to get adopted?"
Maybe that was wrong.
The replacing init parts, I know, are a pretty big deal. The part
where it manages daemons seems more easily achieved in existing RC,
but may be a waste if the other parts of launchd are also desirable.
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