[Slackbuilds-users] rc.d scripts

Robby Workman rw at rlworkman.net
Mon Dec 29 09:30:58 UTC 2008

On Sun, 28 Dec 2008 20:50:07 +0200
"Grigorios Bouzakis" <grbzks at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, is there any policy for packages not to include rc.d scripts?
> I havent checked this thoroughly but for example mpd doesnt have one,
> despite the fact that its supposed to be a Music Player Daemon.
> Or is that up to the maintainer to decide?

If memory serves me correctly (and it may not, as I don't use mpd),
mpd is designed to run as a normal user, and thus a system init script
isn't really the ideal way to start it.  

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