[systemd-devel] network/openvswitch dependency loop/deadlock

Ian Pilcher arequipeno at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 13:00:11 PST 2013

On 02/07/2013 06:13 AM, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Also re the initscripts tweaks and the if statement proposed in the bug,
> there is a SYSTEMCTL_IGNORE_DEPENDENCIES=1 env var you can export that
> will make "service openvswitch start" pass the --ignore-dependencies
> argument if it redirects to systemctl. That's likely cleaner than the if
> [ -x /usr/bin/systemctl ] check.

FYI, I just tried this on Fedora 18, and it didn't work.  It looks like
the version of systemctl in F18 may not recognize that variable:

  $ strings /usr/bin/systemctl  | grep SYSTEMCTL_IGNORE_DEPENDENCIES

Oh well.

Ian Pilcher                                         arequipeno at gmail.com
Sometimes there's nothing left to do but crash and burn...or die trying.

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