Setting working directory for init.d service
I have a program that I would like to set to run when my Omega2 boots preferrably through the init service, yes I know I could just set it in /etc/rc.local but not as conveniant to start/stop/restart manually this way.
I did find this blog post about writing an init.d service file which gets me 99% of the way there, but does not talk about the possibility of setting the working directory of the daemon, or if such a thing is even supported.
Since it seems that man is not avaliable on the Omega or through opkg (probably a size concern I'm guessing?) I'm not sure where to look for documentation on this.
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@Adam-Jimerson OpenWrt uses procd and the source code provides no mechanism for setting a workinf directory. I've used 2 methods to achieve a default directory.
Use a script as your init.d command, in that script change to the required working directory before executing the actual binary.
These days I added code to my daemon to set a working directory via uci configuration or command line parameter.
I prefer option 2 but it takes more work.