[arch-general] initscripts-splash

dongiovanni at archlinux.de dongiovanni at archlinux.de
Thu Mar 13 17:34:19 EDT 2008

> On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 2:58 PM,  <dongiovanni at archlinux.de> wrote:
>> Hallo,
>>  Currently I'm maintaining splashy and fbsplash. Some time ago there was
>> a
>>  discussion of integration of the splash hooks in the initscripts in
>>  [core].
>>  Is there something planed? It would reduce problems for some less
>>  experienced users.
> Actually, anyone can do it and you don't even need to overwrite the
> initscripts package. The initscripts in testing will load functions
> from /etc/rc.d/functions.d/*. Due to the way shell scripts work, if I
> redefine a function, it overwrites it.
> This way, one can simply create a functions.d/ file that overrides the
> standard stat_* functions to call splash related functions. No need to
> additions to the initscripts package, it's all there for ya.

I must have missed that ;) Thanks... I hope I will get a working solution
on that soon!

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