metainit ready for extended testing

Eduard Bloch edi at
Tue Feb 19 07:27:48 UTC 2008

#include <hallo.h>
* Petter Reinholdtsen [Wed, Jul 04 2007, 11:54:06PM]:
> [Sven Mueller]
> > Huh? Why shouldn't the init scripts be able to say: I provide
> > portmap/syslog/named functionality?
> I'm not quite sure, but I believe it is because it is ment as a level
> of abstraction, and not something that normally is fulfilled by a
> single script.

This doesn't make sense. How should you "abstraction" manager get the
information about which functionality becomes available with particular
script? Is there some other communication line to deliver that info?

> I guess we need to read the LSB specification to find the answer to
> what the correct behavior is, and if it isn't there, request a
> clarification in the LSB standard.

Oh yes, assuming and believing is not the right way to go, IMHO.


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