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Re: Bug#752075: daemontools-run: Add systemd support


On 07/04/2014 11:08, Gerrit Pape wrote:
> I looked into latest policy, but did not find anything about systemd
> support.  I'm surprised that this is now a release critical bug, and the
> package marked for removal.  What's the justification?

Ask the submitter?

> This package hooks into /etc/inittab, does systemd not automatically
> manage services from inittab?  Isn't it systemd having release critical
> bug then?

Could we please not have another systemd thread on -devel@? The last one
is not even cold yet... Thanks!

Unrelated to that, I would think that any package that modifies
/etc/inittab is buggy: maintainer scripts should not modify
configuration files belonging to other packages (Policy 10.7.4).

Even worse, daemontools-run adds a new entry uncoditionally on upgrade
even when the existing one was removed/commented out by the local admin.
That's a RC bug (Policy 10.7.3: "local changes must be preserved during
a package upgrade")...


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