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Re: On init in Debian

Hi there!

On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 20:45:20 +0100, Vincent Bernat wrote:
> Writing configuration files  with the shell is not  going to be anywhere
> simple. In  two years, it will be  the same mess as  now: everybody will
> have extended  the "configuration" with  its own functions  and somebody
> will come up and say those functions should be put into some library. We
> already have  /lib/lsb/init-functions and start-stop-daemon.   Almost no
> daemon stick to /etc/init.d/skeleton.

And some of our init scripts should already be adapted to not abuse LSB
"internal" functions (NB, openvpn is just the first case I stumbled on):


Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

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