Bug 98470 - install_initd: Support "Should-Start" and "Should-Stop"
Summary: install_initd: Support "Should-Start" and "Should-Stop"
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: chkconfig   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
URL: http://www.linuxbase.org/~gk4/wip-sys...
Keywords: FutureFeature, Reopened
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-07-02 18:47 UTC by Tobias Burnus
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:37 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: chkconfig-1.3.45-1.fc13
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2010-03-04 15:36:53 UTC
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patch to support Should-Start/Stop (5.02 KB, patch)
2010-03-02 12:32 UTC, Iain Arnell
no flags Details | Diff

Description Tobias Burnus 2003-07-02 18:47:13 UTC
It would be nice if install_initd would support the Should-Start/Stop header
introduced in gLSB 1.9. This is a nice feature and already used by the first
appliations (http://xprint.mozdev.org) and SuSE/UnitedLinux have used it also
for their init scripts (there X-UnitedLinux-Should-Start/Stop called). (Debian's
lsb.deb has also support for Should-Start/Stop :-)

The specification can -- as always -- found on the Linux Base server:
- Green marked diffs:

- Current "Work in Progress":

- gLSB Specs (1.9 freeze: 3 July 2003; spec auth approval: 8 August;
  LSB 1.9 is not used for certification but paves the way for LSB 2.0):

If you have doubts, send an mail to lsb-discuss@freestandards.org

Comment 1 Tobias Burnus 2003-07-23 20:55:40 UTC
New URL (no longer part of the WIP, now in 1.8.030702, to become 1.9):

Comment 2 John Poelstra 2008-07-02 19:24:27 UTC
Bill-what are your thoughts.  Should this bug remain open?

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2008-12-04 19:57:14 UTC
It's unlikely to happen without a patch appearing. It's not a required part of the spec.

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2008-12-04 19:57:45 UTC
Actually, leaving open. But the comments about when it will be handled still apply.

Comment 5 Iain Arnell 2010-03-02 12:32:46 UTC
Created attachment 397310 [details]
patch to support Should-Start/Stop

This is a simple patch against 1.3.44 to detect Should-Start/Stop header entries and use them for weak dependency resolution.

Comment 6 Bill Nottingham 2010-03-04 15:36:53 UTC
Merged in http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=chkconfig.git;a=commitdiff;h=25382cccc47e853d78ec3ca92de345ed5164433b (although it's then been later cleaned up to not cut-and-paste the same code so much.)

Thanks for the patch, will be in 1.3.45-1.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2010-03-04 15:49:05 UTC
chkconfig-1.3.45-1.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2010-03-11 13:27:23 UTC
chkconfig-1.3.45-1.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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