Support for legacy init script actions for systemd services

Miloslav Trma─Ź mitr at
Tue Jun 26 20:49:55 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Till Maas <opensource at> wrote:
>> 2) Don't package a legacy action for new scripts or actions that were not
>> supported by the prior init script; this is intended for compatibility with
>> existing scripts and/or administrator brains.
> It would be nice to have a good plan about how to implement the
> preferred new way to accomplish such tasks to avoid that every package
> does this differently.

The preferred new way is that upstream implements the action in a way
that is same across all distributions.  Which, in some sense, does not
answer your question.

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