Re: On init in Debian
David Weinehall wrote:
> On my machine (which might not be the least bit representative of an
> "normal" machine -- whatever what would be), the length of the init
> scripts ranges from 8 to 653 lines, with the average being 115 lines.
I got curious. I used my workstation as a basis.
Total Numbers: 87
Mean (Average): 126.02299
Pop. Std. Dev: 97.84599
High: 436 (checkroot.sh)
Low: 8 (rcS)
> I'd hardly call that short enough to be easy to debug.
I didn't remove comments, or compare against the skeleton (which did get
counted, but I removed README)
Not that I think it matters at all, but I did also find 30 occurences of
sleep being called. Anywhere from .1 seconds, up to 5 seconds.
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