Sys-V-Init scripts from upstart files

Marco d'Itri md at Linux.IT
Mon Jun 11 20:05:31 UTC 2007

On Jun 11, Joachim Breitner <nomeata at> wrote:

> Has anyone ever thought or tried to generate Sys-V init scripts from
> upstart init scripts?

> Do you think such a think will be possible, or useful?
No. The alternative init scripts are either very similar to the
classical System V init or very different. The ones in the first
category are not interesting and supporting them is an exercise in
futility, while the others are usually too difficult to support in a
general way.
Choices are not always a good thing.

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