[systemd-devel] systemd service file type

William Giokas 1007380 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 00:54:23 PDT 2013

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 12:21:00PM +0500, Muhammad Shakeel wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is there any limitation on file types which can act as a valid unit
> file for systemd? I have seen .socket, .mount, .path and of-course
> .service.
> Or any file with valid syntax can act as a systemd unit file?

No, each suffix you mentioned above has a specific usage and type. If
you look at systemd.unit(5) you can see most of the unit types and what
they do.


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