[stgt] tgt for Debian (was Re: [GIT PULL] Proposal for build system makeover)

FUJITA Tomonori fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp
Thu Oct 1 10:08:53 CEST 2009

On Thu, 01 Oct 2009 10:03:02 +0200
Florian Haas <florian.haas at linbit.com> wrote:

> >> Any valid arguments against providing a Debian compatible init script? I
> >> fail to follow the idea of "this particular init script doesn't run on
> >> all platforms under the sun, thus it's better to not include one at
> >> all". There's plenty of projects out there that provide one init script
> >> for fully LSB compliant platforms and one for Debian.
> >
> > - I can't find /etc/init.d/functions on my box.
> >
> > - I can't find /etc/sysyconfig/ on my lenny box.
> >
> > - I can't find 'daemon' program on my box. Debian uses
> >   start-stop-daemon, I guess.
> >
> > It's not just about LSB. An init script that can run on any
> > distributions is not realistic.
> I already made my point that I'd be happy to contribute to a Debian
> specific init script. This could go in scripts/ as tgtd.init.debian or
> whatever, and then one would fix up scripts/Makefile to check for the
> presence of /etc/debian_version on install, and use the Debian script if
> one installs on Debian. What's the problem with that?

Debian doesn't want to have packing files in upstream so I don't merge
your scripts/tgtd.init.debian or whatever.

Just split Makefile. It's fine by me. Then you can easily maintain
your changes in your own tree.
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