sysvinit backward compatibility in upstart .5
cdahlin at redhat.com
Fri Jul 25 00:06:52 BST 2008
Saravanan Shanmugham (sarvi) wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Casey Dahlin [mailto:cdahlin at redhat.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 2:15 PM
>> To: Saravanan Shanmugham (sarvi)
>> Cc: Sandeep Puddupakkam (spuddupa); upstart-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
>> 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
>>> 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?
Well, you wouldn't be able to use telinit, which makes it hard to tell
the system to shut down or reboot or really do anything.
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