[PATCH] os: added the -upstart option for Upstart's signaling method.

Oliver McFadden oliver.mcfadden at nokia.com
Wed Feb 24 02:44:24 PST 2010

On Wed, 2010-02-24 at 11:16 +0100, ext Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 08:15:31 +0200, Oliver McFadden wrote:
> > Unfortunately we're stuck with using Upstart, and in the tradition of trying to
> > keep as close to upstream as possible, I'm sending this for review...
> > 
> > According to http://upstart.ubuntu.com/ Upstart is used by a number of
> > distributions (Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, and of course Maemo) so this is probably
> > a worthwhile patch.
> > 
> Those would normally start X from gdm or xinit, though, which handle
> that part of the startup, instead of directly from init.  No?

Yes, I suppose this could be the case. I haven't looked at how those
distributions do X startup. However, this is quite useful for platforms
like Maemo or other platforms using X with Upstart and booting strait
into the UI.

As I mentioned, I'm just sending this through because I would like to
keep as close to upstream as possible, so if it gets in, then good, but
it's not a big deal if not.

-- Oliver.

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