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Re: service(8): post commit feedback solicited (matthew sporleder) writes:

>> have something similar. In sum, most admins expect service to manage
>> the startup scripts.

Actually, I expect 'service' to be a wrapper that runs the start
script within a sane minimal environment which identical to the
boot environment.

>>      When used to invoke rc.d scripts, the service command sets umask to 022,
>>      HOME to /, and PATH to /sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin which is how they
>>      are set in /etc/rc at boot time.

That's not enough....

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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