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Re: Top 5 things that aren't in Debian but should be :-)

Warren Turkal wrote:

> Wouter Verhelst wrote:
>> Have you ever taken a look at Policy 9.4?
>> If a script doesn't follow what's outlined there, that's a bug.
> While this is true. I will have to say that RH and Mandrake make it very
> obvious is something has FAILED or not. I think it would be great if
> Debian were to look into some more featureful solutions than SYSV type
> scripts though. The threaded type startup that was talked about earlier
> would be nice. There is an article on IBM developerworks that outlines a
> way to do it with make. I think this is somewhat hacky but illustrates to
> concept.
> http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-boot.html?ca=dgr-lnxw09BootFaster
> There is also the problem of knowing whether a script executed
> successfully or not.

More interesting docs for booting *nix OSes.

Warren Turkal
President, GOLUM, Inc.

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