[Initscripts-ng-devel] Defining the workgroup objectives

martin f krafft madduck at debian.org
Tue Jul 26 07:31:58 UTC 2005

> Le mardi 26 juillet 2005 à 00:26 -0500, Matthew A. Nicholson a écrit :
> > So here is one way to deal with this.  Write an init script that detects 
> > the remote database.  Make the local service depend on your init script. 

I think any service depending on a remote service should be able to
deal with disconnection gracefully. I see little point in making
init handle that. Instead, your service should start up, connect to
the remote DB, and deal with it properly when it cannot connect or
the connection goes down.

also sprach Martin Braure de Calignon <braurede at free.fr> [2005.07.26.0910 +0200]:
> Well, I don't know wether it is important or not, but there's
> something missing in init script. There isn't a common way to set
> the nice priority of process runned on init.

init-ng can do it. It should just become a parameter; we should move
away from the init script idea and instead provide configuration
files similar to init-ng that specify common parameters. Think

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