[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#739604: sysvinit: The new skeleton does not work on kFreeBSD

Roger Leigh rleigh at codelibre.net
Thu Feb 20 22:54:56 UTC 2014

On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 01:00:45PM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Gergely Nagy]
> > The change introduced in sysvinit 2.88dsf-50, which turns
> > /etc/init.d/skeleton into a script that has /lib/init/init-d-script
> > as interpreter fails on kFreeBSD, because on that platform,
> > interpreters cannot be other scripts.
> Oh.  I tested on Linux and Hurd, and did not imagine that kFreeBSD was
> that different from these two. :)
> > If you want to do this kind of thing, you will either need a binary
> > wrapper at least on kFreeBSD, or you'll need to use sourcing.
> Right.  Back to the drawing board. :)

An alternative solution here would be to have a tiny executable which
runs the shell, i.e. similar to openrc's runscript.  It might be
worth looking at the runscript sources.


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