Bug#843419: init-d-script: please provide a way to not use the --name option of start-stop-daemon

wferi at niif.hu wferi at niif.hu
Fri Mar 1 14:20:31 GMT 2019

Dmitry Bogatov <KAction at debian.org> writes:

> What about this patch? Would it satisfy your need?

Perfectly.  The extra braces (${COMMAND_NAME}, ${NAME}) look somewhat
alien, but as you prefer.

> Can you please review wording -- I am very bad at writing manpages.

I'm no native speaker either, but inserted a couple of
articles/alternatives below.

> +Argument to

The argument of the

> +.I --name
> +option of

option of the

> +.B start-stop-daemon
> +program is  COMMAND_NAME variable, if it is set, or NAME otherwise.

program is the value of the COMMAND_NAME variable if set, otherwise the
value of the NAME variable.

> +.P
>  If the daemon support reloading, implement the do_reload function to

If the daemon supports...

I hope this makes sense.  Do you think it can reach buster?  It isn't
critical, though.  Thanks for your work!

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