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Re: [SLE] Services in rc<x>.d directories
  • From: Leendert Meyer <leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 16:28:14 +0200
  • Message-id: <200605201628.14624.leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
On Saturday 20 May 2006 15:54, Peter Van Lone wrote:
> On 5/20/06, Leendert Meyer <leen.meyer@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > BTW, doesn't xmms depend on X? If it can run without X, then no worries.
>
> Nice answer, Leendert ..
>
> I have recently been learing about this, and it seems that you are
> right, and as long as skeleton is used as a template and the resulting
> script is left in /etc/init.d, then when chkconfig runs -- the sym
> links get added automagically to the rc<x>.d directories, and all is
> good.
>
> But, it seems to me that the init.d process is really intended for
> service daemons -- isn't xmms just an audio player?

Yups.

> I think both KDE and GNOME have a method for "autostarting" user
> applications like xmms ...

Good catch, Peter! :) (And I was so close... :P)

Of course I knew about it, but since the word 'autostart' was not mentioned, I
did not think about it...

It seems Sergey unintentionally "disguised" his real problem well.

Cheers,

Leen

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