Updated sysvinit package available for upload

Max Bowsher maxb@ukf.net
Wed Sep 3 11:50:00 GMT 2003

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> What I don't like, though, is that init.exe is in /sbin.
>> Every other daemon is in /usr/sbin.  Can't we move init to
>> /usr/sbin as well?

Sergey Okhapkin wrote:
> Sure we can, but... Init have to be located on the root filesystem to be
> accessible at the boot time. /usr might point to a network mount in some
> installation. I'd like to follow FHS layout of other unixes.

In *other unixes*, yes. But the /usr vs. / divide is simply troublesome in

If we can work out a way of adding "/usr/sbin -> /sbin" to the default
mounts, without requiring manual intervention on existing Cygwin
installations, I suggest we do it.


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