[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#576788: Parallellizing the boot in Debian Squeeze - ready for wider testing

Vincent Danjean vdanjean.ml at free.fr
Tue May 11 06:07:22 UTC 2010

On 10/05/2010 19:45, Raphael Geissert wrote:
> Marc Haber wrote:
>> I would like to ask the maintainer to first do his job _before_
>> forcing the new mechanism on all new users. If it isn't documented, it
>> ain't fit for Debian stable, especially as a default.
> /usr/share/doc/insserv/README.Debian

Note that it is only pointers to on-line documentation.

Even if all LSB-related documentation cannot be copied in this README,
1) this documentation could be packaged (is it already in one lsb* package ?)
2) some example for "common" cases can be provided. I'm thinking about
   LSB header examples to start local services before gdm/xdm or at the
   end of the debian boot.
For now, an admin will have to do a lot of researches in the documentation
to know how to convert its 'simple' /etc/init.d/my_local_service that was
just working with two symlinks.
  In practice, due to this local, non-LSB, init file, the change to inserv
fails and the admin stick to sysvinit. I already saw this behavior several


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