[arch-general] manage starting and stopping processes with less typing

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Tue Apr 13 21:54:43 EDT 2010

On 04/13/2010 02:36 PM, Frank Thieme wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 21:22, David C. Rankin
> <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
>>        One thing I miss with Arch are init-script shortcuts for starting and stopping
>> processes. rc-commands really help cut down on typing. For example, all suse did
>> was to create links to the files in /etc/rc.d/... with a naming convention of
>> rc<init script name>. So, for example, instead of having to type:
> IMHO you just have to use tab completion and you will not type much
> more. I don't like the symlink approach of suse...
> Bye...Frank

point taken,

but you still have to get past /etc/rc.d/.. before you get the benefit. Not
being a great typist, l seek to eliminate any typing I can. It's taking
efficiency (synonymous with laziness in some cases) to the next level :p

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