Fedora Goals -- LSB-compliant/ideal init for FC5+
Razvan Corneliu C.R. Vilt
razvan.vilt at linux360.ro
Tue Jun 7 18:05:41 UTC 2005
Bill Nottingham wrote:
>Bryan J. Smith (b.j.smith at ieee.org) said:
>>On Mon, 2005-06-06 at 16:55 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>>>though, and generally consist of migrating to a completely different
>>>framework, with support for legacy installation concerns such
>>>as LSB compatibility and the current init-style scripts.
>>So the base won't be traditional System-V init?
>Correct. (Well, the core *init* under everything may or may not
>change; but it certainly won't be the same interface from userland.)
I hate to be the bad guy over here, but what about something similar
with SMF from Solaris. It's by far the best thing for what we need, and
it's already there and functional. It provides dependancy checking, and
any other feature you can think of. It should be easy to combine with
SELinux knowing all that information that is provided in the service xml
files. Let's try not to reinvent the wheel due to political issues
between Sun Microsystems and Red Hat.
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