Re: GNOME-Samba interface
- From: Kenneth MacDonald <kenny holyrood ed ac uk>
- To: Derek Simkowiak <dereks kd-dev com>
- Cc: Craig Kelley <ink inconnu isu edu>, gnome-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: GNOME-Samba interface
- Date: 29 Jun 1999 16:36:04 +0100
>>>>> "Derek" == Derek Simkowiak <email@example.com> writes:
>> > Well, the more distribution-independent way would be avoid
>> the use > of init scripts altogether and launch smbd with your
>> own script. Then it > boils down to looking for smbd in the
>> right places (to launch it), and > issuing a "killall smbd" to
>> kill it.
>> Except that Samba needs to start at boot time, not when GNOME
Derek> Just because Samba is initially started by init
Derek> through /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb at bootup, doesn't mean you
Derek> must use that script every time you want to start/stop the
Derek> smbd daemon.
Derek> Using the init scripts may well turn out to be the
Derek> cleanest method, though--you'll just have to know how the
Derek> scripts work with every distribution of Unix.
No, you don't. That's the distribution packager's job. Just say
where you want it restarted and the Debian/RH/etc people will do
whatever is policy on their distribution.
ADML Support, EUCS, The University of Edinburgh.
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