[OE-core] [PATCH] watchdog: kill update-rc.d when not using sysvinit

Christopher Larson chris_larson at mentor.com
Wed Jul 29 20:09:53 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 12:48 PM, Burton, Ross <ross.burton at intel.com>

> On 29 July 2015 at 20:27, Christopher Larson <chris_larson at mentor.com>
> wrote:
>> I don’t think we really want initscripts installed in a systemd-only
>> distro, particularly if systemd is built with sysvcompat enabled, as we
>> don’t want to run the sysvinit scripts for services which are already
>> covered by systemd proper, unless I’m missing something?
> The dependency on initscripts via VIRTUAL-RUNTIME_initscripts is a
> DEPENDS, so it's build time.  The runtime dependency is on
> initscripts-functions.
> As far as I'm aware the sysv-generator used the rcX.d symlinks generated
> by update-rcd to decide what to start when, so you can't just disable the
> class and expect it to still work.

VIRTUAL-RUNTIME_initscripts is installed at runtime (as you can tell by its
name) in packagegroup-core-boot and packagegroup-core-full-cmdline both. If
I don’t want it in my images, wiping the variable is the only method that
makes any sense.
Christopher Larson
kergoth at gmail dot com
Founder - BitBake, OpenEmbedded, OpenZaurus
Maintainer - Tslib
Senior Software Engineer, Mentor Graphics
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