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Re: RFPondering: runlevelconf, dependency-based init.d scheme

On Sat, May 27, 2000 at 07:38:25PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Tommi Virtanen wrote:
> > 	Hi. I recall there has been some talk about the
> > 	ugliness of the current sequence-based init.d-scheme
> > 	(mostly that its hard to add things in the middle of
> > 	the sequence, between two adjacent numbers). I
> > 	recall there was talk about a dependency-based
> > 	scenario.
> Talk to Richard Gooch, he was also doing something similar. I
> punched some holes in his design and haven't heard from him
> since though :(

I worked on something like this over a year ago, and Anthony Towns
was able to do most of the coding on it. Nothing really ever happened with
it though.

Please check http://master.debian.org/~rcw/BootDependancies, the code is
also in that directory.
Robert Woodcock - rcw@debian.org
"Standing up to an evil system is exhilarating, and now I have a taste
for it." -- Richard Stallman

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