Loiosh dé Taltos
loiosh at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 10:41:10 CST 2005
I believe we had a thread about this a month ago or so and a few suggestions
were brought up. I'll see if I can dig it out. One of the examples mentioned
(by yours truly) was 'launchd'
On 11/15/05, Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 17:18 +0100, Martin Schmeisser wrote:
> > Scott James Remnant schrieb:
> > >It has been rejected for dapper, which needs to be long-term
> > >supportable. We'll look into alternatives for dapper+1.
> > >
> > initng has recently become pretty usable (im using it myself). I guess
> > it would need some love as it still seems to have problems with some
> > alsa cards and nvidias but IMHO it would make good in dapper+1
> *blink* and you entirely missed the point there <g>
> initng is limiting, it's just an alternate way of doing the same thing
> that we do now and is no better or worse than any other so-called
> "dependency init" system from what I can tell.
> I think that if we're going to replace SysVinit, we should shoot for
> something a lot whole better; maybe something that can replace init,
> cron, at, etc. in one swoop.
> Perhaps something that could solve the use cases:
> I have an iPod and want my podcast script run every hour
> while it's plugged in.
> I want my backup-db script run whenever postgresql is
> I want apache run on my machine, and restarted whenever
> it crashes.
> Scott James Remnant
> scott at ubuntu.com
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