[arch-general] My end-user $0.02 on /etc/rc.conf splitting.

Kevin Chadwick ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jul 25 12:59:19 EDT 2012

> > Maybe you could be clearer because scripting is almost boundless.  
> There is no way to specify in DAEMONS that syslog-ng and dbus should be
> started in parallel, and only when they are both up and running should
> network manager be started.

Personally I don't care about shaving a second or two but the simplest
config change could be.

DAEMONS="syslog-ng(3), dbus(3), network-manager(4)"

> > > that depend on them having completely
> > > launched.  
> >
> > In the interests of learning for my scripts and hopefully without
> > leading the witnesses who may badger Tom? I'm interested to know how
> > systemd knows universally that a service is "completely launched"
> > ignoring that daemons themselves don't always know?  
> A well written sysv daemon should only double fork once it is 'ready'.
> initscripts relies on this behaviour already (that is how we know when to
> start the 'next' daemon from the DAEMONS array). Systemd can either use
> this mechanism (Type= forking) or one of several other ones. That said,
> there its no magic: if the daemon does not know, then systemd does not know.



 Why not do something good every day and install BOINC.

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