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Re: Checking init.d script for policy compliance.

On Wed, 02 Apr 2003, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 06:49:11PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 04:55:32PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > > Wrong exit status when stopped but not running
> > > inetd lpd nfs-common portmap ssh *pdnsd *exim *gpm *lprng
> > 
> > I'd like to fix ssh, but I can't find the policy on init scripts' exit
> > statuses. Can you point me to it, please?

The best you can get right now is the work I did on that paper for
Debconf... It is in http://people.debian.org/~hmh/

I recall something about the LSB status codes not working well with Debian

> http://www.linuxbase.org/spec/refspecs/LSB_1.3.0/gLSB/gLSB/iniscrptact.html
> Here a small extract, but please read it completly:
>           In addition to straightforward success, the following situations
>    are also to be considered successful:
>      * restarting a service (instead of reloading it) with the "force-reload"
>        argument
>      * running "start" on a service already running
>      * running "stop" on a service already stopped or not running
>      * running "restart" on a service already stopped or not running

These are fine.  But that doesn't mean the rest is. Argh, I need to find
some time to recheck this init script stuff and update the paper...

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