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Red Hat's response to my system-config-samba rhel6 issue

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 8:33 PM, Richard Pieri <richard.pieri-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at>wrote:

> FWIW, OS X uses launchd instead of init, cron and several other tools.  It
> provides parallel service start, time-based service start, and what I find
> very useful is even-based start.  The last is something that Linux does not
> have that I'm aware of.  This part of launchd can be set to monitor a file
> or device for changes and start or stop a service when the change happens.
>  So, for example, I could have a launch agent set to watch for a device
> mount, and automatically kick off a backup when that device is connected.
>  Or, for example, I could have it watch for changes to /etc/resolv.conf and
> run a configuration script that sets the default printer, mounts local
> network shares, etc.  It's *very* useful.

Richard see my post to the thread earlier about systemd.  It is based on
launchd concepts and has even expanded on many of them.

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