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Re: On init in Debian

Riku Voipio, le Thu 22 Mar 2012 12:20:45 +0200, a écrit :
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 11:06:22AM +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> > Common init scripts are short enough to make them easy to debug. Its
> > more annoying when these shellscripts call other shellscripts which call
> > other shellscripts - but that is a different issue which needs to be
> > solved - but not necessarily in the init system.
> However debugging shell scripts is only easy if you already are a shell-script
> and sysvinit expert already. When a non-expert opens say /etc/init.d/ssh,
> figuring out what went wrong is not going to be easy.
> Sure systemd is unfamiliar and daunting now, but there is no reason to believe
> the people who have learned howto handle sysvinit scripts wouldn't learn
> systemd. In fact, if the systemd configuration files describe typical idioms
> of services well enough, it will be easier to learn than the spagethi sysvinit
> scripts sometimes end up being.

One big difference, however, is that when your system is screwed, you
might however still have an editor. Rebuilding a systemd is a bit more
involved, you probably don't even have a compiler on your production


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