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Author: onefang
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Reaping orphan processes.
On 2023-03-09 17:58:25, Steve Litt wrote:
> Sysvinit and Epoch don't parallel start, so on these two you're right,
> they could slow down boot a lot. This being said, Linux had 10 years
> initting with pure sysvinit, and taking dependent daemon's word for
> readiness or just inserting strategic sleeps didn't bring systemd to
> their knees.

I recall writing an LSB compliant sysvinit init program in C that DID
parallel start. As a bonus, it could also deal with LSB compliant
strings in compiled executables that defined dependencies and such.

That was along time ago, I might resurrect it.

A big old stinking pile of genius that no one wants
coz there are too many silver coated monkeys in the world.