[Bug 56] New: Needless special handling of runlevels 0/6
gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri May 25 12:28:21 PDT 2001
> With the publishing /etc/init.d/rc, script links in /etc/rc.d are always
> called with the "stop" argument, regardless of their name prefixes (K/S). This
> runs counter to general SysV-init style, and no other SysV-init implementation
> on any Unix-like OS makes this exception.
> Users and developers therefore come to expect this behavior, so calling an S-
> script in rc.d with "stop" can be confusing at best, and potentially
> disastrous at worst, depending on the script code.
> Unless there's a good reason for making this exception, it should be removed.
There is a (what i like to think very) good reason yes. I will write it down
in detail when I get home later today.
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