[RFC] plans for initscripts in F22

Casey Dahlin cdahlin at redhat.com
Thu Apr 24 16:13:17 UTC 2014

On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 05:55:29PM +0200, Miloslav Trmač wrote:
> Hello,
> 2014-04-24 16:38 GMT+02:00 Lukáš Nykrýn <lnykryn at redhat.com>:
> > We must keep initscripts support, but I can imagine a setup where every
> > service uses a systemd unit, so this part does not have to be installed by
> > default, but could be pulled in as a dependency.
> >
> Are you sure?  If you take an existing RPM that ships a sysv file, that's
> alone an indication that it probably hasn't been significantly reworked, so
> noone is likely to have added an explicit requires: on "this part".  For
> extra credit, make sure that this works correctly with LSB-compliant RPMs
> that do nothing not required by LSB.

I may be wrong but I believe we could update our dependency-detection scripts
to note when a package ships an init script and add the requirement
automatically. As long as there's a mass rebuild between now and shipping that
should take care of everyone.

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