[pkg-fso-maint] Upstart and sysvinit in packages - Policy needed

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 16:05:27 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at err.no> wrote:
> ]] Petter Reinholdtsen
> | I believe we need to come up with a way where most or all package
> | maintainers (perhaps those handling kernel events and early boot stuff
> | should be expected) only need to maintain one boot setup for their
> | package, and this boot setup should be used by all the different boot
> | systems.
> That would mean limiting each init system to the limitations of the most
> limited init system, which would be a sad state of affairs.  Also, I

Most isn't all. IMO there's way too much code duplication in current
init scripts. Most daemons are pretty standard and shouldn't need any
special code in their init script.


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