Nicolas Mailhot writes:
On Lun 1 août 2005 06:22, John M. Gabriele wrote:
> Hmm... Why didn't the rpm packager create at least a simple
> readme saying how to stop and start this software?
Because this is Red Hat administration 101 and all the system daemons are
managed this way (mtas, httpd servers, etc). In fact it's not even Red Hat
specific because this kind of initialisation script is standardised at the
This way to start daemons comes from UNIX System V, AFAIK. That makes
in January 1983, a mere 22 years ago. Unless it was actually part of
SVR4, in which case it was 1988, a mere 17 years ago.