OpenRC/Event Driven

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In the history of init system redesign, upstart made a bold claim ([1]) that it is revolutionary over the dependency based systems. We credit the event driven concept upstart has been proved as a init system.

In this article we are going to show that OpenRC can get to know Dynamic Nature of Linux via external tools. There is a philosophical difference between OpenRC and upstart. OpenRC's approach to the init system is to combine many small, independent tools together while Upstart's approach is to integrate every wanted feature into a single program.

Example: hotplug iPhone for tethering

This example makes use of sys-fs/udev and app-pda/ipheth-pair. Details here