Re: request for a init script policy
> I've had a look on what they have there, and it would require some work to
> implement the stuff in Debian. It goes well beyond making sure all init
> scripts return status 0 on OK ;-) And some of our init scripts ARE a mess.
> Thankfully most of them are not that bad, but still...
> It is doable, but is it worth the hassle to require those changes _right
> now_ and require them again later when LSB compliance becomes a goal?
absolutely. Any changes we would have to make later are minimal. Having this
policy would also ensure that new packages behave and are easy to fix later as
The LSB requirements are simply to catch the status of whatever we are starting
and report it sensibly.