[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#766991: Bug#766991: Bug#766991: acpid: does not process events

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Sat Nov 8 15:43:41 UTC 2014

On Wed, Nov 05, 2014 at 06:36:47AM -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> If acpid needs to run to manage scripts in /etc/acpi/events/, then in
> addition to the acpid.socket file, you should also ship an acpid.path
> file, containing:
> [Path]
> ConditionDirectoryNotEmpty=/etc/acpi/events/
> [Install]
> WantedBy=paths.target
> That will then cause systemd to automatically activate acpid.service
> whenever /etc/acpi/events/ becomes non-empty, in addition to
> acpid.socket which will activate acpid.service whenever anything
> connects to the acpid socket.

Interesting, I didn't know this feature so far. However, I don't think this
makes sense because acpid comes with a set of pre-defined events in
/etc/apci/events or in other words, the only way to get it empty is to remove
those by hand. And why should you?


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