[rabbitmq-discuss] Using init.d vs upstart script on EC2 image

Marek Majkowski majek04 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 17:22:19 BST 2010

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 17:05, Reza Lotun <rlotun at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do you think our main ubuntu package should also use upstart,
>> or is it only relevant for EC2?
> I don't see any reason why not. Whether it's EC2 or your laptop,
> process respawning (and all the other advantages of upstart) would be
> useful.
>> Is it compatible with debian?
> I believe debian is planning on switching to upstart
> (http://lwn.net/Articles/351013/) - or at least they were as of
> September 2009. I don't know what the current status is though.

Great. I created a bug for that. We still want to have a single .deb package
for both debian and ubuntu, and supporting two different start mechanisms
(upstart vs init) might be troublesome. But we'll do whatever possible.

Thanks again.


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