[systemd-devel] /usr vs /etc for default distro units enablement
arvidjaar at gmail.com
Sun Dec 7 22:08:04 PST 2014
On Sun, Dec 7, 2014 at 11:27 PM, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Andrei Borzenkov [2014-12-07 14:39 +0300]:
>> > Indeed the part after the "OR" is the only change that I propose. I. e.
>> > - systemctl enable: If /usr/.../wants/foo.service exists, remove the
>> > /dev/null symlink in /etc/.../wants/foo.service if it exists (if
>> > not, it's already enabled). Otherwise, behave as now.
>> > - systemctl disable: If /usr/.../wants/foo.service exists, create a
>> > /dev/null symlink in /etc/.../wants/foo.service if it doesn't exist
>> > yet (if it does, it's already disabled). Otherwise, behave as now.
>> I think systemctl enable|disable should always create respective links
>> in /etc. It makes it obvious that this is admin decision.
> Fully agreed, but that's exactly what I proposed, no?
No quite. Right now "disable" means "delete link"; and I tentatively
think that with proposed scheme "disable" should always create
/dev/null link (or whatever is indication that service is disabled).
> Of course it
> always acts on /etc, just the kind of symlink it removes/adds is
> different depending on whether a unit is already enabled by
> /usr/.../wants/foo.service or not.
> Martin Pitt | http://www.piware.de
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