[pkg-fso-maint] Bug#860463: Bug#782456: Bug#860463: nodm: Missing handling of plymouth (#782456)

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Tue May 2 07:00:44 UTC 2017

On Tue, 02 May 2017 at 01:38:15 +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> JFTR: This needs an "|| true" if your init script uses "set -e",
> otherwise starting or restarting the DM besides a fresh system bootup
> might fail.

Oh, good point. I should change that for nodm.

> > Should this say "/bin/plymouth quit --wait"?
> Hrm. I've just uploaded wdm without "--wait" (c.f. #860464, Cc'ed).
> Please file a new bug report against wdm if I should change that.

What's done elsewhere (e.g. in Fedora, which I think is where Plymouth
originated) is using plymouth quit without --wait. I'm not entirely
sure why that's sufficient to be useful, but it seems it is.


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