[systemd-devel] Pairing udev's SYSTEMD_WANTS and systemd's templated units

Harald Hoyer harald.hoyer at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 08:10:19 PDT 2014

On 14.08.2014 13:00, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Thu, 14.08.14 10:02, Ivan Shapovalov (intelfx100 at gmail.com) wrote:
>> The only thing: PROGRAM="...", ENV{SYSTEMD_WANTS}+="...%c..." idiom seems a
>> pretty ugly way to invoke systemd-escape. This looks like a pretty common
>> thing to do; shouldn't there be a shorthand or something? (just a suggestion)
> Yeah, I agree, but I not entirely sure how this could look like in a
> nice way?
> Maybe add:
> ENV{SYSTEMD_WANTS_TEMPLATE}="foo at .service"
> or so, would escape "bar" and add it into foo at .service... But that's not
> particularly generic but focusses only on the instance/template case...
> Ideas?
> Lennart

Why not extend udev with new % specifiers for the systemd escaped name?

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