[systemd-devel] List of unit states.

Matthias Urlichs matthias at urlichs.de
Wed Jan 7 07:52:33 PST 2015


Lennart Poettering:
> And the various states so far have not been documented on purpose,
> since we want to have the liberty to still make alterations to the
> state machines. And I am not convinced the time has come yet to set
> this in stone and document it.
You might document it but add a fat "this list may change whenever systemd
gets updated, so don't depend on it too much" warning.

Then again, frankly, to me the LOAD/ACTIVE/SUB states are self-explaining
enough that I didn't yet miss any documentation of them …

-- Matthias Urlichs

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