Systemd Preset Policy

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at
Sun Jul 26 00:28:50 UTC 2015

On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 06:06:42PM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Jul 2015 23:56:07 +0000
> Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek at> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 10:41:55PM +0100, Sérgio Basto wrote:
> > > The packages that I'm concerned about are in a third party repo .
> > > How we may workaround this ? is to add one file
> > > in /usr/lib/systemd/system-preset/ ? 
> > Yes, that's one option. I think that it's fairly reasoanble in case
> > of a third-party low-level service like vboxservice.service.
> I would think the third party might ship their own presets in their
> release package or the like?
In the release package or even in the package containing the service
itself. That's the way I understood what Sérgio wrote.

(Either way, the preset file can be easily overriden by the
administartor by adding a file with the same name in /etc,
or by including a file with sorts earlier.)


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