LSB Compliant Bootscripts

Nathan Coulson conathan at
Fri Oct 1 00:35:37 PDT 2004

On Fri, 1 Oct 2004 01:25:35 -0600, Nathan Coulson <conathan at> wrote:
> A long time ago (insert star wars quote here) , it sounded like the
> LFS project was working with the LSB project, and following LSB
> standards wherever it suites us.
> Someone shown me this page on IRC [dont remember the name]

BTW, was jim who told me

> and I was wondering if we want to work towards this for the next LFS
> book release.
> If there is a interest to making our LFS system accept LSB compliant
> bootscripts, I Would like to seperate that from the bootscript logging
> that we are currently working on [as in, loadproc (start_daemon in
> LSB) and killproc should probably not call evaluate_retval, or any of
> the echo commands].  It would also use /lib/lsb/functions instead of
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions.  (At this time, I dont believe we want our
> bootscripts LSB compliant [It mentions nothing about logging], but I
> believe we can easly make our scripts fit the standard a bit better,
> and put in the commands required to boot up LSB style bootscripts)
> Nathan Coulson (conathan)

Nathan Coulson (conathan)
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