Update to solaris package creation (init script links)

Ben Lindstrom mouring at etoh.eviladmin.org
Fri Mar 1 03:46:02 EST 2002

On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Peter Watkins wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 08:53:20AM -0800, Tim Rice wrote:
> > On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Ben Lindstrom wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > >>  The modifications are:
> > > >>     - the rc?.d scripts are hard links not soft links
> >
> > I prefer hard links too. Anyone else vote for this?
> I generally prefer soft links -- it seems odd that after
>  cd /etc/init.d; mv foo foo.old; mv foo.new foo
> you'd still have the old script executed. But hard links are what
> Sun uses for its SysV S/K entities, so I see the logic. Basically
> I don't like how Sun does it, but understand the logic of OpenSSH
> behaving in the same manner as the OS vendor; that's probably the
> better way to behave, for consistency's sake. :-(

I tend to agree personally which is why I used soft links to start

But I think that the behavior of the OS Vendor should be honored even
if it runs against my grain. =)

- Ben

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