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Re: starting a python script as a background process



Am Sa, den 09.04.2005 schrieb Claude Jones um 16:43:

> Could you explain why you think it's preferable to use such a script vs. 
> placing the commands in rc.local? I'm still learning, and the difference 
> in the two approaches is not apparent to me.

> Claude Jones

a) What if you boot without network or in a situation where you switch
off other required services? /etc/rc.local will be executed in any way
and does not care for other situations

b) /etc/rc.local runs very last in the boot process order. You can't let
a command execute through it earlier.

Alexander


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