sysvinit backward compatibility in upstart .5

Saravanan Shanmugham (sarvi) sarvi at
Thu Jul 24 23:56:38 BST 2008


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Casey Dahlin [mailto:cdahlin at] 
>Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 2:15 PM
>To: Saravanan Shanmugham (sarvi)
>Cc: Sandeep Puddupakkam (spuddupa); upstart-devel at
>Subject: Re: sysvinit backward compatibility in upstart .5
>Importance: High
>Saravanan Shanmugham (sarvi) wrote:
>> Is it possible to implement SysV compatibility without using D-Bus 
>> messaging?
>> Meaning basically using the starting/started/stopping/stopped events 
>> of a set of SysV compatibility jobs themselves.
>Not all of it and not easily. But then, why do you need to 
>emulate sysv at all?
Well we do have quite a bit of legacy software that have not yet moved
to Upstart style jobs.

Can you help me understand which part is not possible?



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