-upstart subpackage vs tranditional initscripts
a.badger at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 21:05:48 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 02:30:23AM +0800, Chen Lei wrote:
> 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".
This is intended to tell people that SystemVinit scripts are mandatory for
services managed by the init system. But providing native upstart as an
addition (or initng, minit, etc) is not prohibited by this.
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