Time to get rid of Upstart

Jan Rękorajski j.rekorajski at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 12:52:04 CET 2015

On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 9:56 AM, Jacek Konieczny <jajcus at jajcus.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> Long time ago I have added Upstart support to PLD Linux rc-scripts and
> various services. It was many hours of my time wasted and not that are just
> useless scary hacks in the scripts. I will be happy to waste a bit more of
> my time to get rid of this.
> Upstart itself is not maintained any more in PLD, or even upstream. And the
> hacks only complicate the rc-scripts even more than it is needed.
> The plan is:
> – remove all upstart-specific code from rc-scripts and add 'Conflicts:
> upstart' there
> – remove 'upstart_controlled', etc. from init scripts
> – remove '-upstart' subpackages and add 'Obsoletes: %{name}-upstart',
> 'Conflicts: upstart' to the corresponding packages
> Then the 'upstart' package should be dropped from Th too.
> What do you think?

Looks good to me.

Jan Rękorajski | SysAdm | PLD/Linux | http://www.pld-linux.org/

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