Some improvements to the init.d/functions script

Randy McMurchy LFS-User at mcmurchy.com
Sun Aug 14 21:54:00 PDT 2005


DJ Lucas wrote these words on 08/14/05 23:47 CST:

> Is that yes - I'd like to see a nice green '[  OK  ]' when I stop an
> already stopped process (the way it is now, which _is_ correct by the
> exit status)?

That sucks.


>  Or is that yes - I'd like to see a yellow 'Warning: not
> running     [ WARN ]' when I stop it (which also returns 0 as is
> required for LSB)? 

Well, actually, I like this, but since we now have an opportunity to
make it "just right", wouldn't it be better to say [ NOTICE ] instead
of [ WARN ]?

If this is something more than tweaking a string in the functions,
then by all means, simply convert my answer to a resounding YES to
put it back the way it used to be. However, it seems that making
the string change would be easy, and [ NOTICE ] seems better than
[ WARN ].

-- 
Randy

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