Upstart Cookbook

Scott James Remnant scott at
Tue Mar 29 01:00:10 UTC 2011

The simple answer there is that the way in which events interact with
tasks vs. services is that they are *identical* :D

"started" is always emitted after post-start and before the main
process, whether or not it's a task or service

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 5:58 PM, Evan Broder <broder at> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 3:32 PM, Scott James Remnant <scott at> wrote:
>> 4.1.1 & 4.1.2 - worth explaining the real difference between "task"
>> and "service" here, perhaps? or later?
> +1 from me on that. In particular, I'm interested in how
> starting/started/stopping/stopped events interact with tasks.
> slangasek and I tried to work this out on IRC earlier and were unable
> to do so to our satisfaction.

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