Re: Proposed release goal for lenny: Switch to dependency based boot system
On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 05:02:50PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> The release team requested email about proposed release goals for
> Lenny. Here is one. I propose to switch to a dependency based SysV
> boot system for Lenny, using the LSB headers in the init.d scripts to
> decide the boot sequence. It is currently possible to convert
> existing installations to do this. There are problems with bugs in
> the headers and missing headers, but base and desktop installs are
> working fairly well at the moment. There are bugs in the halt/reboot
> sequence, but not very serious ones. I hope to have this fixed soon.
What do the dependency-based init system replacements that have been
proposed to date do in order to handle init scripts that don't have LSB
headers? Is there some sort of backwards-compatibility interface so that
those init scripts will at least be run?
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