systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Harald Hoyer harald at
Thu May 27 08:09:25 UTC 2010

On 05/26/2010 10:20 PM, Nathanael D. Noblet wrote:
> On 05/26/2010 06:57 AM, Emmanuel Seyman wrote:
>> * Ola Thoresen [26/05/2010 14:39] :
>>> Would it not be more fruitful to discuss _why_ you (we?) need to edit
>>> the initscripts?  Describe what functionality is missing or wrong in the
>>> default ones?
>> Editing environnement variables and indicating which specific interfaces
>> I want the daemon to listen on for requests are the only real-world
>> cases that come to my mind straight away.
> For most of the scripts I've seen this used, that is changed in
> /etc/sysconfig/daemonname. Like dhcpd etc, which isn't in the initscript
> itself. Just pointing it out, not taking sides...

And this could easily be specified in the daemon config itsself. No need for a 
shell wrapper, which only sets the command line arguments.

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