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Re: Restarting Daemons on package install/upgrade.

On Fri, Dec 24, 1999 at 03:59:46PM -0500, Greg Stark wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:
> > I sometimes wish we could settle on some of these key technologies,
> > like the two rc schemes, and inetd versus xinetd. It would make a lot
> > of things similar. Imagine if we had two menu systems. Similar confusion
> > happens with the documentation systems.
> I disagree, I think we should settle on an interface that allows multiple
> implementations. Settling on the sysv init.d would be a tie us to something
> many people despise with a passion. It would make it hard to ever switch to
> anything more flexible.

Seems reasonable. We need a common interface, anyway. There seem to be
a lot of inetd versus xinetd bugs at times, and perhaps sysvinit versus
filerc too.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.

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