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Re: BIGTOP-116 - Systemd
On Tue, 25 Jun 2013 08:54:39 -0700
Sean Mackrory <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Congratulations on the new machine, Peter!
> I'd love to help out with this, if I can. I don't know how practical
> it is, but I've been hoping that we can do this through a template,
> and put component-specific configuration in the .svc files as much as
> possible (and of course, change the init script template as needed -
> for systems that don't / won't switch to systemd).
> Of course if systemd's style just doesn't make that expedient it's not
> necessary, but it would be a nice way to keep things consistent.

Yeah, I thought about that too.  That said, I'm not sure we can use the
template concept, although the one thing about the systemd files is
they have a pretty simple and consistent format.

FYI, we won't touch the existing initscripts if we can avoid it.

http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/systemd-for-admins-1.html is a good
place to start getting your head around systemd.


> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:03 PM, Peter Linnell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > Now that 0.6.0 is out, it is a good time to think about me
> > tackling: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/BIGTOP-116
> >
> > Now that I have some new shiny bits sitting on my desk, I've got a
> > great dev machine for building Bigtop.
> >
> > One of the cool things about systemd is its notion of dependencies
> > in services. Thus with all the new packages, we need to spell out
> > the services start order for Bigtop.
> >
> > So, I'd love people to start chiming in on this ticket and help me
> > understand the specifics of dependencies, especially the new things
> > which have gone into 0.5 and 0.6.x
> >
> > Once I have this, I can start adding the service files for systemd.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Peter