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Re: status of initscript conversions to lsb standard

Matthias Saou wrote:
Hans de Goede wrote :

Some time ago many bugs where filed against packages with initscripts, asking to make these initscripts lsb compliant.

After that there was some discussion if this was really a necessary operation, as it wasn't sure yet if we would be switching to a startup replacement which requires lsb compliance scripts. The outcome of the discussion then was to wait with converting the scripts till things would be more clear.

Are things more clear now, are we going to switch init, and to a version which makes these changes necessary, or should I close those bugs open against my packages?

I have the exact same doubts myself :-)

I really think the "Unanswered questions" from the wiki page should be
addressed first :

As an example, I still don't know what the correct/best syntax is for a
service to not be run by default in any runlevels :

- No "Default-Stop" or "Default-Start"?
- "Default-Stop: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6"?
- "Default-Start:" and "Default-Stop: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6"?
- Something else?

I've gone with `No "Default-Stop" or "Default-Start"' so far.

I tried `"Default-Start:" and "Default-Stop: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6"' but IIRC rpmlint complained about it.


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