[Buildroot] [RFC 01/11] common service startup files

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Sun Mar 22 13:49:06 UTC 2015

On 22/03/15 13:39, Alex Suykov wrote:
>> >  - The script should only handle cases that are actually used. So start with
>> > something extremely simple that covers a few interesting cases, and leave the
>> > others to use the old initscripts system.
> Why I was trying handle as many packages as possible: I'm pretty sure something
> like 80% of them will work immediately with only the basic support,
> but it would be really bad to find a show-stopper among the remaining 20%.
> Something that would require changing the way the whole thing works.
> Perhaps it's ok to drop bad cases for now, leave them as initscripts-only
> and expect the users do something about the unsupported cases themselves.

 I think it's important that there is always a fallback with custom stuff. And
for me, it's perfectly OK if the infrastructure handles only 50% of the cases
and the other 50% have to be custom.


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