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Re: [SpeechIO-86] Some suggestions regarding speechd directories

On Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 01:12:45PM -0400, Darxus wrote:
> > What if the init.d script, that I made for the deb, would be included
> > with
> > the upstream source? It's pretty general so I'm quite sure that it'll
> > work
> > with (almost) every distribution out there using SysV-stylish init.
> > The only thing that can cause problems is the location of the init.d
> > scripts.
> > Debian keeps'em in /etc/init.d while RedHat in /etc/rc.d/init.d,
> > if I remeber right. In this case speechd would be started by root on
> > system start-up after running "make install" I think that would be neat,
> > or?
> That would definately be cool if you could get it to behave on both of
> those distributions.  There should be something somewhere you can use to
> detect the distribution.

Red Hat has a file called /etc/redhat-release, which contains the version
as well.
Michael Matsumura