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Re: benefits of invoke-rc.d

On Wed, 06 Apr 2005, Jon Dowland wrote:
> >None, UNLESS you are doing it from a script or doing something unusual. I
> >wrote invoke-rc.d to get the package maintainer scripts (the stuff 
> >dpkg runs
> >when installing, updating or removing packages) to behave. Nothing else.
> Interesting - so abstracting the init process' mechanisms (and allowing 
> things like file-rc to exist) was an unplanned side effect? :)

file-rc is sysv-like, and no, it was a design goal.  And it existed well
before invoke-rc.d.

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  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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