[aur-general] New file "/etc/rc?"

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at xsmail.com
Tue May 3 19:07:57 CEST 2011

Yaro Kasear wrote:
> I'm a tad confused about the purpose of /etc/rc. It says its used for the 
> control of daemons and starting and stopping them. Does this mean its 
> replacing the daemons array or something? And with the starting and stopping 
> of daemons... is this for automation or something.
> The news page doesn't really offer that much explanation about this new file.

You mean /sbin/rc ?
Its just a script that can change or merely show the state of every
script in /etc/rc.d/ . Plus its only 50 LOC in bash and it even
includes usage examples. You should just read it. Its not replacing

PS. The aur-general mailing list is not the place for this kind of
questions. Please continue to arch-general.


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