/lib/lsb/init-functions vs. /etc/init.d/functions in init scripts?
bernie at codewiz.org
Tue Aug 28 13:56:08 EDT 2007
On 08/28/2007 03:47 AM, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> On the OLPC, we were concerned that the old initscript
> infrastructure had a considerable overhead. Would this
> change have a beneficial impact on speed?
Now I've sneaked in /lib/lsb/init-functions and it's
apparent from the design that it's going to increase
the overhead sensibly (it sources the old functions
file multiple times).
This transition would be a good time to rewrite the
old init functions in C or speed them up in their
present shell form by dropping some old functionality.
If there are no resources to do it, I hereby volunteer
to do this work in due time, provided there's interest
from the current redhat-lsb maintainers to merge my
// Bernardo Innocenti
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