-upstart subpackage vs tranditional initscripts

Richard Zidlicky rz at linux-m68k.org
Fri Jun 4 10:50:44 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 02, 2010 at 09:13:02PM +0800, Chen Lei wrote:
> Fedora have upstart as the /sbin/init daemon for a long time, but we
> still use the old 'SysVinit' scripts from /etc/rc.d/init.d and fedora
> packaging guideline have nothing about upstart.
> 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?

imho this is waste of resources and will only confuse most users. Decide for 
any init style that you are familiar with or that is suported by upstream.


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