manual start, upgrade and debhelper
alessandro.bono at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 11:20:48 UTC 2010
with new upstart is possible to force manual start adding "manual" to
job configuration, but this is a modification of configuration file like
commenting out "start on"
on upgrade if package has a new configuration file dpkg suggest to
overwrite old one, so after upgrade I have to readd "manual" stanza if I
want new configuration file
Is it correct?
another problem is debhelper default postinst script for upstart job
that add to packages a start job unconditionally, for example for samba
# Automatically added by dh_installinit
if [ -e "/etc/init/smbd.conf" ]; then
# start fails if already running
start smbd || :
on slave node of a highavailabilty cluster it's not possible to upgrade
package without creating problems
rules should be start a job iff is already running!
Am I missing something?
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