init script behaviour

Colin Walters walters at
Tue Jun 15 12:42:16 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 8:08 AM, Joe Orton <jorton at> wrote:
> I'd instinctively prefer (1) from a "do one thing and do it well"
> perspective; (2) starts down the road of a better/more complex form of
> service-monitoring/management and ends up doing it really badly in messy
> sh script in N places.

Absolutely.  The core OS doesn't need to come with a half-assed
reimplementation of Nagios.  "service foo status" should be just "is
the pid running, and that's how things will be with Systemd as I
understand it.

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