rcrun(8), service(8) and future directions

Freddie Cash fjwcash at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 08:55:23 PST 2014

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 10:46 PM, Francois Tigeot <ftigeot at wolfpond.org>

> On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 06:31:35AM +0100, Robin Hahling wrote:
> >
> > In this case, I missed the parts you are mentioning. If the consensus is
> that
> > the service(8) command could go, then I am in favor of removing it from
> 4.0
> > release.
> service(8) is a standard command present on many recent Linux distributions
> as well as FreeBSD.
> Sysadmins expect it to be there and it should stay IMNSHO.

​Seems overly redundant to have two separate utilities that do the same
thing in just slightly different ways.  Perhaps writing a stub service(8)
command that simply outputs a message about rcrun(8) would be a better use
of limited developer resources?
Freddie Cash
fjwcash at gmail.com
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