Potential issue with && shell operator and upstart command parsing

Scott James Remnant scott at netsplit.com
Mon Oct 27 17:55:35 GMT 2008

On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 10:42 -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:

> The issue still persists, which makes me thing that upstart is
> evaluating the test statement as a failure and as such pre-start fails
> and in the end takes down the rest of the job lifecycle. Is that in
> fact the case?
Upstart doesn't evaluate it at all, it just passes the whole thing over
to /bin/sh

> [PEXPECT]# initctl start /etc/init/jobs.d/umasktest_doesntwork
> initctl: Unable to start job: Unknown job: /etc/init/jobs.d/umasktest_doesntwork
Try without the "/etc/init/job.s.d" on the front?

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