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From Bruno Mahé <>
Subject Re: running init.d scripts by hand vs. service(8)
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2012 06:35:48 GMT
On 09/07/2012 05:51 PM, Roman Shaposhnik wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 11:43 AM, Konstantin Boudnik <> wrote:
>>> These scripts could be called in various ways and I am a little bit
>>> worried about closing some doors.
>>> What about having a consistent behavior of always scrubbing the
>>> environment (so the script will always work by default), except when
>>> some debugging variable/parameter is passed to it.
>>> Hopefully people spend more time using these scripts than debugging them :)
> Part of the problem is that if we decide to scrub by default then I can't
> come up with any code that isn't extremely ugly in order to do that
> consistently. Ideas are appreciated.
> Personally, though, I feel like the lowest hanging fruit is to NOT scrub,
> but warn based on presence of HOME variable. Will this be acceptable?
> Thanks,
> Roman.

Although I haven't had time to play with this issue.


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