Sys-V-Init scripts from upstart files

Marco d'Itri md at Linux.IT
Wed Jun 13 09:15:18 UTC 2007

On Jun 12, Joachim Breitner <nomeata at> wrote:

> But don???t you think that we should try to stop the sitation that
> bascially the same init.d script gets shipped by a lot of package that
> only differ in one or two details, and that those package would benefit
> a lot from an automatic solution.
We should stop this by selecting *one* supported init package.

On Jun 12, Joshua N Pritikin <jpritikin at> wrote:

> Marco, can you provide an example of an upstart script which is too 
> complex for automatic conversion to a System V init script?
Upstart needs daemons which do not fork, most other init systems need
daemons which do.

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