Re: upstart: please update to latest upstream version
Mike Hommey <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 04:25:22PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> I would like to stop writing the same complex 50-line shell script with
>> the same obscure and weird workarounds and strange conventions every time
>> I package another piece of software that runs a daemon. Instead, I'd like
>> to just say "run this daemon with these arguments" and dispense with all
>> the obnoxious boilerplate.
> Arguably, you don't need upstart or systemd for that. See the gentoo
> startup scripts for something that's very much less of a burden to
Sure. But you end up having to build all the functionality that's in
upstart and systemd to do it.
I'm pragmatic; if someone does the work that way instead, I'm happy to use
it. But upstart and systemd do solve my problems.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>