On 06/16/00 21:14:45 -0600 Warren Young <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| One other condition: you don't have the option of asking the user to
| change their own init scripts to start the package. The track to world
| domination doesn't allow it.
World domination doesn't interest me that much. But the edit-rc.local
style of init script management is a nightmare when you're maintaining a
couple hundred systems and can't just image them (i.e. they have real
users, some of whom need to modify system configuration to support their
research). It doesn't scale at all.
-- brandon s. allbery os/2,linux,solaris,perl email@example.com system administrator kthkrb,heimdal,gnome,rt,cyrus firstname.lastname@example.org carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering kf8nh We are Linux. Resistance is an indication that you missed the point.
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