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Re: dh_installinit

[Russ Allbery]
> Those file descriptor close loops are somewhat controversial.  Not
> everyone agrees that they're a good idea, and some upstreams will
> push back on doing it.  I find them a bit dubious myself; there are
> various hacks that, while hacks, come in very handy but are broken
> by daemons that do this.  (Process-inherited Kerberos caches, for
> example.)

Oh.  I was not aware that some found such feature controversial.  Why
can't these people use environment variables to inherit information
between processes?  It is ment to be inherited also by daemons, and I
do not believe there is any controversial about that.

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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