[systemd-devel] [PATCH v2] systemctl: introduce --now for enable, disable and mask

Dimitri John Ledkov dimitri.j.ledkov at intel.com
Fri May 15 02:54:10 PDT 2015

On 15 May 2015 at 10:47, Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 15.05.15 10:22, Tomasz Torcz (tomek at pipebreaker.pl) wrote:
>> On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 09:54:10AM +0200, jsynacek at redhat.com wrote:
>> > From: Jan Synacek <jsynacek at redhat.com>
>>   Shouldn't "systemctl preset" be enhanced with --now, too?
> I think that might be confusing. Currently preset both enables and
> disables units. Translating that to actual activation might mean that
> it would start precisely the units that are enabnled, and stop all
> others. But that's hardly what you want in real-life, since we always
> end up starting more units than are strictly enabled.

preset-all does for all units, but e.g.

$ systemclt preset --now myunits-*.service

Makes sense. As in, enable/disable these set of units as per presets,
and stop/start them to match the presets whilst doing so.


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