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rc-service

RC-SERVICE(8) System Manager's Manual (smm) RC-SERVICE(8)

NAME

rc-servicelocate and run an OpenRC service with the given arguments

SYNOPSIS

rc-service [-i, --ifexists] service cmd [...]

rc-service [-I, --ifinactive] service cmd [...]

rc-service [-N, --ifnotstarted] service cmd [...]

rc-service -e, --exists service

rc-service -l, --list

rc-service -r, --resolve service

DESCRIPTION

Service scripts could be in different places on different systems. rc-service locates the specified service and runs it with the given arguments. If -i, --ifexists is given then rc-service returns 0 even if the service does not exist. If -I, --ifinactive or -N, --ifnotstarted is given then rc-service returns 0 if the service exists but is in the wrong state.
If given the -l, --list argument then rc-service will list all available services.
-e, --exists return 0 if it can find service, otherwise -1. -r, --resolve does the same and also prints the full path of the service to stdout.

SEE ALSO

openrc(8), stdout(3)

AUTHORS

Roy Marples <roy@marples.name>
May 1, 2009 OpenRC