invoke-rc.d issues (was Re: "minit" point of view)

martin f krafft madduck at
Sat Aug 27 00:04:42 UTC 2005

also sprach Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh at> [2005.08.27.0146 +0200]:
> If they're thruly non-standard, then why would anyone call
> invoke-rc.d with them (*remember* that invoke-rc.d is for
> *PACKAGING* scripts *ONLY*.  Any other uses of invoke-rc.d are
> *NOT* supported).

Phew. I set that straight in my book after it had been typeset
already. :)

> > And not enough information for dependency handling - do dependant
> > services need to be restarted, too? In many cases it's not needed,
> > IMHO.
> THAT kind of decision is made by the initscript subsystem itself and its
> tools (e.g. its own implementation of need/provides). 

Can it? The LSB seems to have specific fields for services that need
to be restarted along with a particular service.

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