[PATCH 0/5] Support service activation through Upstart

Scott James Remnant scott at netsplit.com
Sat Dec 25 12:20:15 PST 2010

On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Lennart Poettering <mzqohf at 0pointer.de> wrote:
>> > The current tandem of D-Bus serivce files AND systemd service
>> > files for the same services is suboptimal, but appeared the most
>> > sensible thing for now, especially during the transition period where
>> > non-systemd systems are still common and matter. I think as soon as
>> > sysvinit and Upstart have been phased out on most distros we can rethink
>> > what we can do in this area.
>> I thought we were discussing the future here =)  So it makes sense to
>> work out how we expect all of this to work long term.
> I think the smartest thing in the long run is probably to make systemd
> service files the only source of configuration, and deprecate bus
> .service files (at least on Linux). But well, I guess Scott doesn't like
> this idea...
On the contrary, I'd like to see a future where Upstart job
configurations are the only source of configuration on a system using
Upstart.  Thus it'd be fine if systemd service files were the
equivalent on systemd systems.


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