Re: Starting messages should have unique style
>> Hi folks!
>> I just discovered that the start up messages of Debian don't have a
>> style. Some say
>> starting daemon xxx ...
>> (lower case `s' and dots `...') while others say
>> Starting network daemons: xxx
>> (upper case `S', colon, no dots) etc.
>> It would be nice if we had a "style guide" so that the different
>> packages could all use the same style. What do you think?
>Cool, I'm not the only one this bothered. Let's change it. Can
>we? Please, please! B-)
Yes, this bothered my too. And, in fact I changed it on my box.
That's what I'd like to suggest:
echo "Starting <daemon description>:"
start-stop-daemon --start --exec daemon1 ; echo -n " daemon1"
start-stop-daemon --start --exec daemon2 ; echo -n " daemon2"
(That's what I have now)
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