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Re: Re: LSB 3.1 status for etch

On 8/7/06, Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> wrote:
* Jeff Licquia (licquia@debian.org) [060807 15:12]:
> On Sat, 2006-08-05 at 22:07 +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > How about the init-scripts? Does LSB say anything about them, or is that
> > a rather optional component?
> Yes, I had forgotten those; there were conventions in 1.3, but they have
> changed slightly since then.

So, anything we need are forced to change in our init scripts?

Or, if I read the standard correct, is that only for "conforming
applications", i.e. for applications that are deployed on Debian?

Correct, the LSB per se imposes no requirements on the init scripts
included in Debian packages.  (Policy does incorporate some
requirements that appear in the LSB, however.)

Chris Lawrence - http://blog.lordsutch.com/

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