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Re: RFC: initscript policy proposal

On Mon 06 Nov 2000, Henrique M Holschuh wrote:

> > I can think of a situation where a package may have more than
> > one daemon, and upon upgrading only one of those daemon must
> > be restarted. Calling the init.d script with the parameters
> > "restart daemonname" might be a very useful solution, one that
> > is not possible with your current scheme.
> If I came across such a package, I'd probably file a wishlist bug
> complaining that separate initscripts allow for more fine-tuned
> administrator control (unless it makes absolutely no sense to start one
> daemon and not start the other, or something).

I suppose that might work. Are there currently any packages out there
that install more than one init.d script? If so, how is the name of the
init.d script determined?

Paul Slootman
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