Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 1st Oct 2003 23:09 UTC
General Development OSNews was the first news magazine to break the story on Gnome's Seth Nickell effort to replace the Init system. Soon, it became confusing to many readers as to if Seth is planning to completely replace the Init system or simply "bridge" it. We had a chat with Seth and discussed about his plans on the project (which is a personal project so far) and for Storage, an exciting project which aims to replace the traditional filesystem with a new database-based document store.
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Totaly useless for me
by EcHo2K on Thu 2nd Oct 2003 13:19 UTC

you can use the current init to do everything while retaining the advantages of a simple and plain system.

Gentoo already implements a dependency based init system and is currently using also a parallel startup.

just upgrade to the latest initscirpt package and set USE_PARALLEL_STARTUP="yes" in the /etc/conf.d/rc file.

esay and quick.