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Re: better init.d/* : who carres ?

On 21-Sep-05, 03:41 (CDT), Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> wrote: 
> Conclusion: usage of many (even simple) external programs is evil, though
> it may improve readability for "some people". Replacing setting /bin/sh
> link to dash instead of bash and having more than 100 init scripts I can
> assume the whole boot would be 3s faster (1900Mhz box).

"Evil" seems a strong term. There are other issues that sheer execution
speed, and for init scripts, like most things, readability and
maintainability (which are closely related) are far more important. A 3s
gain in boot speed is pretty irrelevant, in the global scheme of things.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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