packages: openvpn/openvpn.init, openvpn/openvpn.spec - rel.3 - no need to c...

Paweł Gołaszewski blues at
Sun Mar 11 23:31:44 CET 2012

On Sun, 11 Mar 2012, Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz wrote:
> > > > Author: blues                        Date: Sun Mar 11 20:49:43 2012 GMT
> > > > Module: packages                      Tag: HEAD
> > > > ---- Log message:
> > > > - rel.3 - no need to check networking
> > > Hm, how openvpn is supposed to work without networking?
> > Why to check it? let systemd/whatever check it. 
> Without systemd the checking was done in openvpn.init. With systemd it starts 
> proper command so this check was working fine.
> > systemv starting order should do this too.
> "starting order" doesn't check if network start happened

so what?

> > openvpn is working and waiting in background.
> or is not working due to lack of network running.

you'll get proper message in logs.

openvpn doesn't need networking to start.

> Also all network services (like httpd for example) do the same checks .. 
> why openvpn has to be special?

It's not - in httpd it could be dropped too IMO. We don't need it there - 
http can be started on loopback even...

In general: that check shouldn't be used where service starts without 

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