Re: A few observations about systemd
]] Stephan Seitz
| I don’t know if files in /etc/default are Debian specific ones, but
| sometimes you need to change start parameters of the daemon. One
| example is sasldauth. If you have postfix in a chroot environemnt
| (standard Debian), you need to change the parameter for the named
They are debian specific.
| So you need a configuration file at least for certain daemons to
| change options for the daemon start.
Then either .include the file from /lib/systemd/system and override the
settings you need or copy and edit the file.
| Well, that is fine. I often disable a service by putting a „exit 0” in
| its init script, if I don’t want to always run this service. But why
| are the unit files not configuration files to begin with like init
| scripts? In my eyes they all belong in /etc.
ln -s /dev/null /etc/systemd/system/foo.service disables a service.
(This will be «systemctl mask foo.service» once somebody gets around to
writing the code.)
Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are