[svlug] Writing start-up scripts...

kmself@ix.netcom.com kmself at ix.netcom.com
Fri Mar 16 15:19:02 PST 2001


on Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 12:25:35AM -0800, Rick Moen (rick at linuxmafia.com) wrote:
> begin Dagmar d'Surreal quotation:
> 
> > After a lot of anguishing about how the heck I was going to design the
> > init scripts for a five interface box I was running about a year ago, I
> > came to the painful conclusion that putting configuration information into
> > /etc/syscconfig/network was pretty much the only way to go.
> 
> I call it painfully incompetent.  Trying to understand what the hell the
> init scripts do becomes a protracted exercise in dereferencing
> variables.

Have to agree heartily.  RH startups suck.

C.f.: my personal favorite, mysql.

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