On Sat, May 06, 2000 at 04:15:33PM -0400, Brandon D. Valentine wrote:
> You have answered your own question.  What exists in ${PREFIX}/etc/rc.d
> are startup scripts, *not* shutdown or restart scripts.

Okay, then you think that all the ports rc.d *.sh scripts should be changed
only to allow startup, right?

> You mean our init system should look like RedHat's?  The OS is named
> Free_BSD_ because we use not only the source code from the BSD team at
> UCB, but because we practice their OS philosophy as closely as is still
> relevant to the industry.  We use BSD init, not SVR4, and I don't see
> any reason for that to be altered.

Fine, you can quote historical context to argue against doing something
similar to SVR4 init. I, however, see nothing wrong with making it easier
to manage the daemons. Of course, that does not necessarily need to go in
the rc.d scripts.

Will Andrews <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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