upstart configuration

Scott James Remnant scott at
Thu Nov 6 17:38:33 GMT 2008

On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 18:14 +0100, Matthias Urlichs wrote:

> Scott James Remnant:
> > > e.g. I don't want to remove the rpm package, but I want all scripts
> > > with 
> > > "/sbin/start service-xyz" to fail.
> > > 
> > But *why* do you want that?
> > 
> One use case I can think of: Laptop on AC vs. on battery; laptop with
> vs. without TCP/IP connection. Adding a "which services do you want to
> run in which state" management interface to the network manager or
> the battery monitor makes somewhat more sense than doing the same thing
> to Samba, Apache, MySQL, ...
This is automatic enabling and disabling, and is solved in the 0.10
design, you'd just use a while state that specified either on AC power
only, or on battery only.

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?
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