[systemd-devel] Unknown lvalue 'StartLimitIntervalSec' ?

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Tue Jul 11 01:26:19 UTC 2017

On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 01:55:21AM +0100, Neil MacLeod wrote:
> I see that with the following commit, 'StartLimitInterval' is aliased to
> 'StartLimitIntervalSec':
> https://github.com/systemd/systemd/commit/f0367da7d1a61ad698a55d17b5c28ddce0dc265a#diff-b3e16bf39e5d7ab233077b9b1dafb095
> This change should be in systemd-230.
> However, using 'StartLimitIntervalSec` in systemd-233 doesn't appear to be
> working and the property is being logged as an "Unknown lvalue".
> I've built systemd-233 from source, and confirmed the source includes the
> above alias change, but I cannot set a 'StartLimitIntervalSec' property.
> The old 'StartLimitInterval' value does work.
> All the documentation suggests 'StartLimitIntervalSec' should now be
> working/accepted.

StartLimitInterval was moved from [Service] to [Unit] section in
6bf0f408e4833152197fb38fb10a9989c89f3a59, but the old location was
still accepted for compatibility. The new StartLimitIntervalSec name
is valid only in [Unit].


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