[Initscripts-ng-devel] Defining the workgroup objectives

martin f krafft madduck at debian.org
Tue Jul 26 09:54:35 UTC 2005

also sprach Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh at debian.org> [2005.07.26.1148 +0200]:
> Which doesn't mean we cannot have *both*, mind you.  As long as
> the initscripts stay.  IMHO anyway.
> The right way [in Debian] to do without any SysV-interface at all
> would be to have a stub initscript that runs whatever commands the
> service so that the local admin can stop/start/resume/whatever it.
> i.e. invoke-rc.d --force.

Or provide a compatibility layer in the new initscripts system: if
a new-style config file describes a service, use that. Otherwise try
the /etc/init.d script.

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