/lib/lsb/init-functions vs. /etc/init.d/functions in init scripts?
bernie at codewiz.org
Tue Aug 28 03:47:19 EDT 2007
On 08/27/2007 06:37 PM, John Dennis wrote:
> Folks are supposed to upgrade their init.d scripts to support LSB.
> Some of this is covered here:
> One aspect of that is to switch from sourcing /etc/init.d/functions to
> sourcing /lib/lsb/init-functions.
On the OLPC, we were concerned that the old initscript
infrastructure had a considerable overhead. Would this
change have a beneficial impact on speed?
I used this benchmark to measure how slow a dummy
Run it like this:
time for i in `seq 1 10`; do ./true.init start; done
On a B3/B4 laptop, executing 10 loops takes over
2 seconds. (and just 1.3 seconds with LANG=C!)
// Bernardo Innocenti
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