F15 Feature - convert as many service init files as possible to the native SystemD services

Tomasz Torcz tomek at pipebreaker.pl
Wed Nov 24 20:34:57 UTC 2010

On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 09:30:03PM +0100, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
> 2010/11/24 Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com>:
> > On Wed, 24 Nov 2010, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> >
> >> BTW, regarding at and cron: what I was thinking of but never check
> >> ehwther it is feasible is to make cron/at autostart a soon as some job
> >> is scheduled. I.e. use .path trigger to check whether /etc/crontab and
> >> user jobs exist, and start cron only then. Similarly for at. That way we
> >> could support cron and at just fine, and wouldn't even have to run it by
> >> default. I haven't looked into this in detail however, to see if the
> >> file triggers systemd offers in .path units are already sufficient to
> >> make this work.
> >
> > What if no jobs are there and a non-root user adds a crontab later on? Who
> > will start cron (as root) ?
> I guess ListenStream=/var/spool/cron/* (if it will work - I'm not sure
> how systemd interprets wildcards and multiple ListenStream)
  Uhm, you meant path type unit, described in systemd.path surely. Listen* 
directives are for sockets.

> >
> >> Btw, it's written "systemd", not "SystemD". I even added a section about
> >> the spelling now to the systemd homepage ;-)
> >
> > At Openswan, we never wrote OpenSWAN and we're still telling people every week
> > to not use that. It's a lost battle :P

  And Paul surely meant OpenS/WAN ;)

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