Add interim summary

Michael Biebl biebl at
Fri Aug 10 12:42:00 BST 2018

Am 10.08.2018 um 13:32 schrieb Christian Ehrhardt:
> I think I'd want/need a "dh_systemd_start --no-dependent-services/sockets"
> option to intentionally have it generate "just" for libvirt.service and not
> the sockets it depends on.
> As mentioned, for all of the complexity pulling in the systemd people might
> help as well.
> So I'm eager to see what they will reply here as well.

I guess the complication arises from the fact that
dh_installinit/invoke-rc.d directly handles systemd service files if the
SysV init script and service file name match.
dh_installsystemd only handles those unit files for which no
corresponding SysV init script exists.

I think the solutions for this could be, to let dh_installsystemd handle
all systemd unit files.
dh_installinit/invoke-rc.d on the other hand would be updated to only
handle SysV init scripts.

In the long run I guess this will be less confusing at is clearer which
tool is responsible for which task and it makes it easier to override
the behaviour in debian/rules.

Felipe has been doing some initial work for enable that kind of
behaviour at

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