init script bugs and changes

Patrice Dumas pertusus at
Thu Jul 5 16:06:51 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 11:11:53AM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> Harald, I appreciate your dillagence in filing all these bugs, however I think 
> a change like this needs to go through the Fedora Packaging Committee.  
> You're asking folks to change content in init scripts when there hasn't been 
> much / any discussion on the topic.  If we're going to make this policy going 
> forward, it really needs to be in the packaging guidelines, and approved by 
> FESCo.

Having LSB compliant init scripts seems to me to be a good thing in most 
cases, even though it should certainly not be mandatory, so why not let
maintainers act on the bugreports? And keep it open for those who don't
want to do anything without a policy.


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