Bootscript future

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

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 18:49, Matthew Burgess
<matthew at> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 17:38:50 -0400, Jeremy Huntwork <jhuntwork at> 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,
>  It was apparently added in
> 2.86ds1-62 (see 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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