[Pacemaker] Upstart resources

Ante Karamatic ivoks at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 23 02:31:28 EST 2012

On 23.02.2012 00:10, Andrew Beekhof wrote:

> Do you still have LSB scripts on a machine thats using upstart?

Yes, some LSB scripts can't be easily converted to upstart jobs. Or,
let's rephrase that - can't be converted to upstart jobs without losing
some of the functionality.

> On fedora they purged them all.

All? Even the stuff like drbd? I have to take a look at that.

> At any rate, I'm inclined to think that we're making an unnecessary
> differentiation.
> When we write LSB, we really mean "system services" and don't much
> care if that means a SYS-V script, Upstart job or Systemd unit.

I agree.

> It also makes running mixed clusters needlessly painful.

But then again, distributions have different names for the same service.
For example, apache2 on debian/ubuntu, httpd on (all?) RPM distributions.

> Should we not treat LSB (or some new name) as an alias for whatever
> flavour of init is currently in vogue for that distro?
> Doesn't seem like it would be terribly hard to work out on the fly.

Therefore the question about initctl few days ago? :) I do like the
idea. Some distributions provide multiple different init systems;
switching between those would be much easier in that case.

Best regards

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