Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 237436
add description support to chkconfig?
Last modified: 2014-03-16 23:06:27 EDT
Description of problem:
chkconfig doesn't provide a way to display "descriptions" of services. Both
ntsysv and system-config-services do that. I tend to use chkconfig to manage
services and miss the possibility to (quickly) check the description of a service.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I'd say that chkconfig could use "description" support too. Attached is a patch
that demonstrates my idea.
Created attachment 153263 [details]
a demonstration of description support for chkconfig
I must ask - if you're running chkconfig by hand, you already know the service
name. How is 'chkconfig --desc <foo>' that much faster than 'less
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