[Fedora-packaging] Re: Requires: initscripts?
thias at spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.egg.and.spam.freshrpms.net
Fri May 11 14:24:01 UTC 2007
Axel Thimm wrote :
> On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 03:05:22PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Matthias Saou (thias at spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.egg.and.spam.freshrpms.net) said:
> > > 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 :-)
> > If you require /sbin/service, initscripts will get pulled in...
> Looks like the wrong people sit in the FPC - this was just too obvious
> and our brains jammed in accord.
Not entirely... since /sbin/service is only Requires(preun) and
Requires(postun), nothing is making initscripts a "pre" or runtime
requirement of the package AFAICT.
I still can't really picture a working system which wouldn't have
initscripts installed, though.
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