[blfs-book] r9000 - trunk/bootscripts/blfs/init.d
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Nov 26 15:44:02 PST 2011
Wayne Blaszczyk wrote:
> I had another look. I'm still confused about the INIT INFO section.
> Namely, the
> # Provides:
> # Required-Start:
> # Should-Start:
> # Required-Stop:
> # Should-Stop:
> Are these comments only, or do they actually do something? Some have $
> signs (variables?), and others don't. In the above example you have
> 'Provides: $svnserve', I don't see the connection between svn and mysql.
> Is there some documentation on how to write up these 'new' bootscripts.
The bash comments are interpreted by install_initd and remove_initd in
the initd-tools package. You are right about the confusion with the
items above. I need to review it myself. Maybe Dan Nicholson or DJ can
provide more details.
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