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Re: On init in Debian

On 31/03/12 17:40, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 03/30/2012 09:46 AM, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez wrote:
>> This can be the solution we are looking to tie together the different
>> init systems.
> Hi,
> Others have already expressed their view that using a *new* format
> for the init scripts isn't something they want. I wouldn't like to have
> to use yet another system, which would mean that we wouldn't be
> able to take upstream init script and just do very little adaptation to
> make it work in Debian. Here, we're talking about *always* having
> to rewrite all from scratch, not just few times.

Yes, after reading the full thread I think that the best approach is the
one proposed by Tollef (a GSoC project to implement a tool that converts
systemd unit files to sysvinit).


> By the way, does anyone know a way to count the numbers of init
> script with have archive wide? It'd be nice to know how much work
> it would be to rewrite absolutely all init.d scripts, and how many
> source package this involves.
> Thomas
You have this here:


Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez                           http://neutrino.es
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