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Re: init systems and Policy

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 09:25:17AM +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> Ubuntu's version of debhelper includes changes to maintainer scripts to
> avoid calling update-rc.d for sysvinit scripts when there is a
> corresponding Upstart job, from which I infer that Upstart does not do
> the same as systemd? If that's the case, then that's why Upstart needs
> special and careful handling in Policy. It also makes Ubuntu's debhelper
> patches unsuitable for use in Debian in their current form, since the
> patch effectively assumes that if there is an Upstart job, it will be
> run, and that's not true on non-Upstart systems.
dh_installinit(1) in unstable already prefers debian/package.upstart to
debian/package.init and doesn't install both when both are present.


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