[systemd-devel] ExecStartPre checking conf
lennart at poettering.net
Mon May 20 11:22:23 UTC 2019
On Mo, 20.05.19 12:37, Olaf van der Spek (ml at vdspek.org) wrote:
> On Mon, May 20, 2019 at 11:56 AM Lennart Poettering
> <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> > On So, 19.05.19 11:45, Olaf van der Spek (ml at vdspek.org) wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > ExecStartPre is sometimes used to check the configuration. Does this
> > > make sense?
> > I don't think it does. I figure what people are actually looking for
> > is a way they can run a syntax checker on restart, before stopping the
> > old instance. But we do not provide such functionality (there's an RFE
> > about that though).
> https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/2175 (from 2015)?
> Any plans to implement it?
I don't think anyone is working on that to my knowledge or planning
to. If you want this to happen you'd have to do the work yourself or
find/fund someone else to do that...
Lennart Poettering, Berlin
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