Runit-services package - looking for comments/review

Matthew Vernon matthew at
Sat Feb 19 20:15:30 GMT 2022


On 03/02/2022 22:58, Lorenzo wrote:

> On Thu, 03 Feb 2022 21:16:50 +0100
> Martin Steigerwald <martin at> wrote
>> […]
>>> * doesn't use ucf to register conffiles in /etc : ucf works with
>>> files but not with directories, and I foresee other problems that
>>> makes the tool unfitted for handling service directories as
>>> conffiles.. so I had to reinvent the wheel :(
>> So you implemented your own approach to register configuration files
>> or don't you register configuration files at all
> I implemented a very simple flag-file approach to register/deregister
> a service directory as runit-services's conffile.

I'm inclined to agree with Martin that "ucf" is the Debian tool for 
managing configuration files such as init scripts; and that that's 
probably what you should be using.



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