Re: Bug#727708: tech-ctte: Decide which init system to default to in Debian.
Tollef Fog Heen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> ]] Russ Allbery
> (Cleaned up the Cc line somewhat)
>> You can do quite a bit with the hooks that are part of the specification
>> of both types of files. For example, logic that you may add to control
>> whether the service should start at all can be implemented by adding a
>> pre-start stanza to the upstart configuration.
> will make the service be considered failed. The ExecStartPre line can
> of course be an executable that implements more checking or logic.
Ah, thank you! I got lost in the systemd.* man pages and didn't find the
systemd.service one somehow (even though it's right there listed first;
ExecStartPre and ExecStartPost add most of the functionality that I wasn't
seeing in other examples. It's a bit awkward compared to the upstart
script directive since you have to externalize the shell script somewhere
or write inline shell in a rather irritating format, but that's really a
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>