Re: POSIXLY_CORRECT and install scripts
On Fri, 03 Jan 2003, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Jan 2003 04:25, Michael Stone wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 09:51:09PM -0500, Greg Stark wrote:
> > >Hm, it was more subtle than I realized. It's used in some /etc/init.d
> > > scripts and those are often called from maintainer scripts. An example is
> > > postgresql
> > I'd argue that most of those should really use start-stop-daemon rather
> > than su.
> I agree.
So do I... hmm, I know I had some su's around in my packages, I will convert
any that remain to start-stop-daemon.
> Also while we're at it, postinst scripts should not directly start a daemon
> they should always call the script in /etc/init.d so that if the
No. They should use invoke-rc.d to call that initscript. They are not to
even run the /etc/init.d script directly.
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