/etc/rc.d/init.d and LSB

Jeffrey B. Ferland autocracy at linuxfreemail.com
Mon May 6 09:59:28 PDT 2002


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> On Sun, May 05, 2002 at 02:39:24AM -0500, Kelledin wrote:
> > I noticed a few days ago that the LFS book has started putting init
> > scripts  in /etc/rc.d/init.d instead of /etc/init.d.  I just thought
> > I'd point out  that LSB 1.1 requires an /etc/init.d (even if it's just
> > a symlink to  somewhere else).
> 
> I'm aware of it, thanks anyway though. LSB compliance notes will be added
> to the LFS-Book at some time (when a complete review has been finished.
> It's slow going in that department right now).

I have to wonder - what sort of advantage do you gain by putting stuff in
/etc/rc.d/init.d as opposed to /etc/init.d? Unless you can say "hey - this
will help, here's how," what's the point?

- -Jeff
SIG: HUP

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