[systemd-devel] Antw: Re: Antw: Re: Re: "bad" status for genersated target; why?

Ulrich Windl Ulrich.Windl at rz.uni-regensburg.de
Wed May 15 10:12:14 UTC 2019

>>> Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net> schrieb am 15.05.2019 um 12:04
Nachricht <20190515100400.GB22945 at gardel-login>:
> On Mi, 15.05.19 12:01, Ulrich Windl (Ulrich.Windl at rz.uni‑regensburg.de)
>> > Writing a generator is not a typical user would do. It's what a
>> > developer of a package would do, and yes, in that case, when you write
>> > code you need a bit more understanding of the underpinnings and need
>> > to do more work.
>> systemd.generator(7) could really need some (better/realistic) examples.
> I think you assume generators are something they inherently are not.

Even if so, a better example might clarify things. Just referring to a binary
generator like systemd-fstab-generator is not really helpful to teach how to
write a generator. You don't like scripts as generators, but I think still they
would make a good example what a generator is supposed to do and what not.


> Lennart
> ‑‑
> Lennart Poettering, Berlin

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