A package for orphaned sysvinit scripts

Carsten Leonhardt leo at debian.org
Sun Jan 10 16:32:37 GMT 2021

Hi Matthew,

Matthew Vernon <matthew at debian.org> writes:

> Hi,
> On 07/01/2021 11:17, Carsten Leonhardt wrote:
>> Matthew Vernon <matthew at debian.org> writes:
>>> I have flung together a minimal-viable-proof-of-concept:
>>> https://salsa.debian.org/matthew/orphan-sysvinit-scripts
>> [...]
>>> Comments / suggestions / etc. welcome (especially MRs! :) ).
>> I'd like to suggest to consider using init-d-script(5) where
>> adequate. It allows for simpler init scripts. For example, I'm using the
>> attached script for nftables.
> Thanks for the suggestion; I don't want to upload a new version right
> now (I'd like the current upload to get through NEW first), but this
> could go into the next.
> I was going to ask about testing, but I think I read correct that
> you're currently using this version on your system?

On at least one of my servers, yes.

> If I'm to use your script, I'll need copyright details for it - 
> least-effort-for-me would be if you put then in a MR at Salsa :)

I'll get a new version to you, as an MR if I can figure it out. Same
with any other init scripts I might have added locally for packages
lacking them.



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