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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] a question to developers (not packagers) re. s

From: Logan Streondj
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] a question to developers (not packagers) re. systemd vs. sysvinit
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:33:47 -0400
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On March 15, 2017 12:57:22 PM EDT, Miles Fidelman <> 
>Hi Folks,
>The systemd vs sysvinit topic has popped up again on the Debian list 
>(and a few other places), and it occurs to me to wonder what's going on
>from a developer perspective (rather than a distro or packager
>Our own systems are pretty stable, so I haven't looked lately, but my 
>sense was that through it all DEVELOPERS were basically ignoring
>and continuing to ship traditional init scripts in tarballs - followed 
>by, either (or both):
>a) things just run, because systemd recognizes traditional init scripts
>(sort of), and/or,
>b) packagers create systemd scripts
>Which leads me to wonder the current state of the practice.  So two 
>questions to software developers & maintainers (not packagers):
>i. What kind of init scripts do you typically include in your code?


>ii. To what extent do tooling & libraries support preparing each kind
>init script?

I use vim so systemd is easier, less boilerplate.

>Inquiring minds want to know!
>Thanks much,
>Miles Fidelman

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