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

Marc Heerdink marc at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue May 7 10:43:57 PDT 2002


Op di 07-05-2002, om 00:49 schreef Gerard Beekmans:
> On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 12:59:28PM -0400, Jeffrey B. Ferland wrote:
> > 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?
> 
> I think /etc looks cluttered when the booting system spans a bunch of
> directories. To me it makes more sense grouping things that belong
> together, so using an /etc/rc.d directory structure to house all the boot
> related things. It's of course highly subjective to ones taste. Other than
> the cleanliness factor there's no other good reason.

I don't know what is supposed to be in /etc/init.d (according to the
FHS), but if it's the services scripts, then ln -sf rc.d/init.d, and if
it's the rc.* directories plus the functions scripts etc, ln -sf rc.d
init.d...

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