Mapping an upstart job to a init.d script (sssd)

Scott James Remnant scott at
Thu Apr 29 17:16:22 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-04-29 at 07:45 +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:

> I am currently looking at the sssd package from Ubuntu, which only
> provide an upstart job in the package.  As a test, I tried to convert
> it to an init.d script, to see how easy it is to generate an init.d
> script from a simple upstart job.  Here are both examples.  Is this a
> sensible conversion?
It's a great slide for a talk on how Upstart jobs are much more concise
and easier to write and understand than init jobs ;-)

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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