Re: Faster shutdown and the ubuntu "multiuser" update-rc.d extention
Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> No-one has suggested as far as I can see to remove all shutdown
> scripts, while all arguments against removing some shutdown scripts
> seem to base their argument on that premise. To repeat myself another
> Daemons that need a shutdown script should keep it. Daemons that do
> not need a shutdown script can drop it, and leave it to sendsigs to
> kill them.
If there are daemons which don't need to save state, or do useful work on
shutdown (and thus don't need an init script)... why bother with TERMing them
instead of directly KILLing them?