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Re: Bug#727708: tech-ctte: Decide which init system to default to in Debian.

On 10/31/2013 03:04 PM, Steven Chamberlain wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:33:44 +0100 John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>> messed up custom code may end up rendering your whole system unusable
>> if you are smart enough to mess up an rm command. Just have a look
>> at this wonderful bug in upstart [1].
>> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/upstart/+bug/557177
> This doesn't appear to be a bug in Upstart.  A service file assumed the
> caller would set MOUNTPOINT=/tmp in the environment, and invoked this
> (inline) shell script:

That wasn't my point either. I just meant to illustrate how dangerous
shell scripts can be in the context of init systems and this bug was
the first one that came to my mind in this context.


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