-upstart subpackage vs tranditional initscripts

Chen Lei supercyper1 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 18:30:23 UTC 2010

2010/6/3 Matt McCutchen <matt at mattmccutchen.net>:
> On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 20:00 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Chen Lei wrote:
>> > Is it right for the maintainer to provide  two separate subpackages,
>> > one with the tranditional rc.d contents and one with an upstart
>> > scripts and make the -upstart subpackage have a higher priority over
>> > sysinit subpackage?
>> No. This is against our packaging guidelines.
> Where do you see that?
> --
> Matt
I'm not sure about whether ship upstart scripts violate our
guidelines, but fedora package guideline has - "Currently, only
SystemV-style initscripts are supported in Fedora".

Chen Lei

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