[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Where do /lib/init/init-d-script belong?

heroxbd at gentoo.org heroxbd at gentoo.org
Wed Feb 5 11:45:34 UTC 2014

sorry, forgot to reply to the list:

Petter Reinholdtsen <pere at hungry.com> writes:

> I wonder if it make most sense to put the /lib/init/init-d-script file
> in initscripts or sysvinit-utils.  The latter is generic tools that
> work independent of boot system, and so is init-d-script, while the
> former is the package with all the init.d scripts and the skeleton
> (which init-d-script extends/replaces).

Are they really independent of boot system? I don't think systemd or
upstart will use such scripts. In this sense, /etc/init.d/script and
/lib/init/init-d-script have the same portability.

IMHO, they goes into initscripts. That avoids an extra dependence
(initscripts -> sysvinit-utils).


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