Re: upstart: please update to latest upstream version
On Fri, 2012-02-24 at 01:35 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 01:06:41PM +0100, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> > If I understand correctly, the current Ubuntu version 1.4-0ubuntu8
> > works perfectly for Debian. Is there any reason to not upload this
> > version to Debian?
> The main reason is that there is as yet no solid policy that would allow
> native upstart jobs to be included in Debian packages. Without that, the
> newer upstream versions of upstart deliver very little value.
i use upstart on a debian system for my own daemon applications to be
sure the applications restart even if there are some problems (ie
segfaults,...). So imho upstart is useful even if the native debian
packages does not support upstart jobs.