Re: problem with debconf and start-stop-daemon
On 11-Jan-02, 13:51 (CST), Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > 1. don't use --exec at all, not even in the init script.
> > 2. don't use --exec in the postinst, or use it with a saved (hardlinked)
> > copy of the original file
> Actually, I was not aware of 2). I like it. While it would be possible (but
> ugly) to have such an "stop-alike /usr/sbin/daemon.temp" initscript target,
> it would look a bit kludgy (but perfectly legal, and supported).
Interesting. Would the following be a legitimate practice in the initscript?
rm -f /usr/sbin/foo.running
ln /usr/sbin/foo /usr/sbin/foo.running
start-stop-daemon --start --exec /usr/sbin/foo.running
start-stop-daemon --stop --exec /usr/sbin/foo.running