Re: [logcheck] I hear you...
On 24 Nov 2001, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
> Perhaps we should assimilate "chkconfig" then? Embrace and extend
> I kind of like that [Ok] green lights thing they do with the init.d
> output also. If that is accomplished in a suitably object oriented
> style; that is, through a documented call interface... the actual
> output routine can be changed and made to do special things.
> What ever got done with that dependancy based init script setup that
> got tossed around for a while? Has anyone ever implemented it?
The whole [OK], [FAILED], etc thing that RedHat does with colors is nice,
but not really necessary. While some additional things can be useful,
others are mainly eye candy. I believe adding the kind of success/failure
system RedHat uses is mainly eyecandy.
Personally I've never had any problems with the current system startup
script system, other than a tool like chkconfig being useful. Actually,
I'd be willing to bet update-rc.d could be extended to support similar