[Fedora-packaging] Re: Requires: initscripts?

Matthias Saou thias at spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.egg.and.spam.freshrpms.net
Tue May 8 11:36:06 UTC 2007

Axel Thimm wrote :

> > Nothing fancy. Just a simple "service" to have run on startup, control
> > with chkconfig and service. I don't think "Requires: initscripts" would
> > improve nor fix anything, but I wanted an authoritative answer to be
> > 100% sure :-)
> Well, the authoritative answer might be that accroding to the
> guidelines you should add it, but given the precedent of a ton of
> other packages not doing it, either the ton of packages are broken
> (unlikely) or the guidelines need adjustment/exceptions.
> So if this is stalling your work we should have a quickvote on list or
> in the channel today. Perhaps it would help if you submit a diff to
> the guideline text.

Well, I'm not in favour of adding the requirement, so I'm not really
wanting to submit guideline changes either ;-)


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