[chiark.chat] Re: RFH: sysvinit etc. in Debian

Lorenz lorenzo.ru.g at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 19:42:04 GMT 2018

sorry i mean Exec=/bin/false, the service file look like this

#  This file is part of elogind.
#  elogind is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
#  under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by
#  the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or
#  (at your option) any later version.

[D-BUS Service]

Il giorno gio 8 nov 2018 alle ore 20:37 Lorenz <lorenzo.ru.g at gmail.com> ha

> Hi Ian, Mark
> I'm switching to your packaging and i've spotted few issues, althought i'm
> a bit in a rush so i may be wrong (forgive me in that case)
> * you are starting elogind twice each boot, first with dbus and than with
> a sysv script, you're not catching this with 'log_end_msg' because the
> second instance of       elogind print a message but exit 0. This is not a
> problem for sysv but it is with runit, it will keep restarting elogind
> forever (twice per second)
>     For me, having a 'Exec=/sbin/false' in
> /usr/share/dbus-1/system-service/org.freedesktop.login1.service is working.
> * runit ship no /sbin/poweroff, so i can reboot but can't shutdown.. could
> you evaluate setting '-Dpoweroff-path=/sbin/shutdown' ?
> * libelogind-dev is conflicting with libsystemd-dev (the man pages); I
> have no idea on how a Debian build machine work, but package like polkit-1
> in Debian will        need both, can a build machine deal with 2
> conflicting build depends?
> Il giorno gio 8 nov 2018 alle ore 20:02 Ian Jackson <
> ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk> ha scritto:
>> Ian Jackson writes ("Re: [chiark.chat] Re: RFH: sysvinit etc. in Debian"):
>> > Ian Jackson writes ("Re: [chiark.chat] Re: RFH: sysvinit etc. in
>> Debian"):
>> > > I see no reason not to upload this package to Debian.  Specifically, I
>> > > mean ab61aacabb2e75f5d2ca447b4d597e909c5e2ba4.
>> >
>> > Having said that, it does not work properly yet and should not migrate
>> > to buster.  So it should go to experimental.  I will change the
>> > distribution if I upload.
>> Dear oh dear here I am writing a 2nd followup to myself.  Anyway:
>> I have thought better of this.  I think it will work when other
>> packages are updated.  So maybe unstable is right.
>> Ian.
>> --
>> Ian Jackson <ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk>   These opinions are my
>> own.
>> If I emailed you from an address @fyvzl.net or @evade.org.uk, that is
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