[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Upstart support for LSB headers (Two line init.d scripts? Sure, that will work!)

Bastien ROUCARIES roucaries.bastien at gmail.com
Mon Feb 10 15:54:15 UTC 2014

Le 6 févr. 2014 14:37, "Thomas Goirand" <zigo at debian.org> a écrit :
> On 02/06/2014 07:06 PM, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> >> Since last summer, OpenRC has full support for LSB headers. Also, I
> >> believe that OpenRC is the only init system replacement which allows
> >> to mix dependencies with LSB or it's own implementation.
> >
> > That is not the case.  Both systemd and upstart allow this as well.
> I knew that both systemd and upstart can use LSB header scripts. But I
> read that upstart (at least) would launch these only at the end of the
> boot process, not mixing them in the boot order with upstart jobs. Can
> any Upstart specialist (Steve maybe?) can tell if this is right or
> wrong? What is systemd doing exactly with the LSB dependencies?
> With OpenRC, what happens is that the LSB headers are transformed into
> the internal syntax of OpenRC (eg: use, need, after, provide, etc.),
> which makes it possible to have LSB header scripts be integrated within
> the ordering calculation, just as if they were native OpenRC runscripts.
> They are also involved in the dependency loop breaking system that has
> recently been added to OpenRC.
> BTW, Debian has a way too many LSB header scripts with Required-Start:
> $all, which is very bad. A decent init system has to deal with this, and
> there's no sane way to do so but arbitrarily breaking what the author of
> the script wrote. A lintian warning telling that $all is just bad would
> be a very nice thing.
Please report it against Lintian. I will fix it.


>>How does systemd & upstart deal with this pile of
> garbage that Required-Start: $all is?
> Cheers,
> Thomas
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