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Re: upstart: please update to latest upstream version

On 02/21/2012 11:22 PM, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 10:28:55PM +0100, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>>> What do you know of the upstart design that makes you think systemd's design
>>> is better?  The above could be a paraphrase of Lennart's blog, for all it
>>> says about the upstart design.
>> Socket-based activation.
> upstart-socket-bridge(8)                               upstart-socket-bridge(8)
>        upstart-socket-bridge - Bridge between Upstart and sockets
>        The  upstart-socket-bridge  queries  the Upstart init(8) daemon for all
>        job configurations which start on or stop on the socket event. It  then
>        waits  for  an incoming connection on each specified socket(7) and when
>        detected emits the socket event (socket-event (7)), setting a number of
>        environment variables for the job to query.
> Upstart supports socket-based activation just fine.  However, there appear
> to be a grand total of 0 packages in Ubuntu currently making use of this, in
> part because most services require *modifications to upstream code* to
> support socket-based activation.

Is that compatible to what systemd requires? Various projects start
supporting systemd, so enabling such a feature for upstart would be
easier if the systemd stuff is implemented already.

> [...]

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