System V to systemd unit migration

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at
Thu Oct 29 12:23:51 UTC 2015

On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 10:39:53PM +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 28.10.2015 um 22:27 schrieb Tom Hughes:
> >On 28/10/15 19:47, Adam Jackson wrote:
> >
> >>As a quick audit (based on 'grep _initrddir' and 'grep _initddir' over
> >>a fairly recent checkout of the spec files in pkg git, and then some
> >>manual inspection) I think the following packages will be affected:
> >
> >...and initscripts for network and netconsole ;-)
> if network.service (/etc/rc.d/init.d/network) goes away i consider
> after 20 releases so far plan a migration to whatever distribution
> or even operating system because it would be the same pain than
> migrate all the customized stuff inside Fedora
IMHO /etc/init.d/network is a good candidate for an exception...
The alternatives aren't there yet for various reasons.

There's always the possibility of repackaging it to be a script
called from a systemd unit, instead of using the sysv compat interface.
But it's just a big script anyway, and changing how it is called
seems to be work without much gain.


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