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Re: [Announce] dmd -0.5

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [Announce] dmd -0.5
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 15:41:29 +0200
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On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 12:11:09PM +0200, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> No, you have missunderstood what dmd is.  It is not /sbin/init, it is
> an repleacement for it (think of it as GNU's not Unix, yet they are
> quite similar in several regards).  From the annoucment mail for
> dmd--0.7:
> (define about-the-software
>   "The dmd program is a service manager, i.e. on the GNU system (which
> is the primary target), it replaces /sbin/init completely, on systems
> which are similar to Unix (e.g. GNU/Linux) it replaces the part of
> /sbin/init that is responsible for switching runlevels (/etc/rc?.d and
> /etc/init.d come to mind), respawning services (/etc/inittab comes to
> mind) and similar things.")

oh, i understand now.

Robert Millan

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