Re: policy on start-stop-daemon
On Tue, 12 Feb 2002 07:37, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 05:35:14PM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > On Mon, 11 Feb 2002, Colin Watson wrote:
> > > On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 02:38:25PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > > > Not allowing start-stop-daemon to be used in cron is broken. In fact
> > > > policy seems to move towards demanding to use /etc/init.d scripts
> > > > everywhere instead of using start-stop-daemon.
> > >
> > > man-db doesn't use start-stop-daemon in a manner that can sensibly be
> > > moved into an init script, but as a convenient means of starting a
> > It cannot be moved to a "cron-cleanup" target on /etc/init.d? It
> > certainly would not be possible to have it sensibly in the start or stop
> > targets, but...
> Erm, well, that's why I said "sensibly". It isn't really an
> initialization function, so I think shoehorning it into an initscript
> would be a little odd. IMHO, anyway ...
Putting it into a script in /etc/init.d does not change anything for SE Linux
or provide any other benefit.
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