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Re: Proposal: let’s have a GR about the init system

> > 
> > IANA ftp-master, but here's my quick review:
> > 
> > Please rename /sbin/rc to something else. We've had (unrelated)
> > /usr/bin/rc in Debian for at least 18 years.  
> Outch! This bites hard. Maybe you being the maintainer of the "rc"
> package is why you saw this immediately! :)
> Though that's annoying, because upstream must extensively uses "rc". All
> OpenRC commands are in fact using /sbin/rc. For example, /bin/rc-status
> (which shows what  is a symlink to /bin/rc, and then /sbin/rc finds out
> that it has been called by using /bin/rc-status, so it prints the status.
> I'm not sure how hard it will be to fix, though I don't expect it's
> going to be just-a-simple-rename... :(

Could this problem be explained. As long as they are in separate
directories and called explicitly does that matter?

Is it because on BSD, binaries in /sbin would be found if just rc
rather than /usr/bin/rc was used?


'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'

(Doug McIlroy)

In Other Words - Don't design like polkit or systemd

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