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Re: Daemon init scripts and apt-get [was: Re: red worm amusement]

On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 11:05:25AM -0700, Dale Southard wrote:
> Why not use something like the IRIX ``chkconfig'' system: Provide a
> simple program that takes the ``name'' of a service and then checks an
> external file/files for ``on'' or off status of each service, and
> returns 0 if on, 1 if off.  Then have each init.d script do something
> like:
>   case "$1" in
>     'start')
>       if /etc/chkconfig myservice; then
>         ...
>         start myservice
>         ...
>       fi

Would not it be better to put this login in rcS script?  That
way the services can be manually started if needed (eg. for


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