initctl unable to communicate with init

Scott James Remnant scott at
Tue May 4 11:33:10 BST 2010

On Mon, 2010-05-03 at 17:41 -0700, Chris Packham wrote:

> I managed to figure this one out on my own. When compiling with
> -DDEBUG it changes the name of the startup event from "startup" to
> "debug". I'm guessing there is a logical reason for it (e.g. loading a
> slightly different version of the normal startup script). Hmm,
> actually thats a really good idea; saves me mucking around with the
> production scripts.

-DDEBUG is basically intended for running ./src/init directly out of the
source tree in a running system.  It probably doesn't give you quite the
environment you're looking for!

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