Systemd service life cycle

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 09:36:23 UTC 2016


On 7 April 2016 at 10:30, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Apr 2016 09:31:42 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
>>On 7 April 2016 at 09:17, Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
>>In fact I don't really want to do anything special in B at all if I
>>can manage it, as it is a standard service (openHAB) and if I hack
>>the .service file it may get overwritten if openHAB is upgraded.
>
> Simply disable the service and start the wrapper under a new name. I
> don't know if an update automatically would enable the service, but
> this shouldn't happen.

Yes, I could do that, but even then at each update I should examine
the .service file to see if there are any significant changes, in case
I need to carry them forwards into my hacked version.

Colin



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