Running two daemon instances -- rc.d or not?

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Jan 24 21:11:46 UTC 2011

On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 13:16:29 -0500, Tom Worster <fsb at> wrote:
> I need to set up a server with two instances of SphinxSearch searchd
> (listening on different ports, of course).
> What's a good way to do it?
> Copying /usr/local/etc/rc.d/sphinxsearch to
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/sphinxsearch2 and editing that doesn't feel very
> attractive.

It should work, though.  If it's "the simplest thing that could possible
work"[1], why not go for it?


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