Bootscript future

Robert Xu robxu9 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 17:22:30 PDT 2010


On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 18:49, Matthew Burgess
<matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 17:38:50 -0400, Jeremy Huntwork <jhuntwork at lightcubesolutions.com> wrote:
>
>> Another request for inclusion would be a wrapper script for the
>> bootscripts like fedora's 'service' which essentially just calls the
>> appropriate script with parameters so one can type:
>>
>> service name start
>
> Having got so used to doing this at work just recently, I wondered why LFS didn't have the
> 'service' binary.  Apparently it should be supplied by sysvinit (see, for example,
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/i386/sysvinit-utils/filelist).  It was apparently added in
> 2.86ds1-62 (see http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=534300) yet our 2.88dsf
> version doesn't contain it.  I gave up looking for it after that!
>
> Regards,
>
> Matt.
>

Maybe see what commands they used to build SysVinit? They may have
supplied a parameter we don't.

-- 
later, Robert Xu



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