manual start, upgrade and debhelper
alessandro.bono at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 13:32:20 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-12-15 at 11:44 +0000, James Hunt wrote:
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> Hi Alessandro,
> On 15/12/10 11:20, Alessandro Bono wrote:
> > Hi all
> > 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?
> Yes, but the manual stanza is the first step towards supporting
> "override files", which will do what you want. See:
> > 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 || :
> > fi
> > 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?
> Please can you raise a bug on launchpad.net so we can investigate this?
> Kind regards,
> - --
> James Hunt
> Ubuntu Foundations Team, Canonical.
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