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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] systemd: add support initial systemd service files

On Thu, 2014-03-13 at 09:03 +0100, Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> On 03/13/14 01:06, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 5:01 PM, M A Young <m.a.young@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> But this didn't seem to work, I suppose I'm not using the variables
> >>> correctly.
> >>
> >>
> >> Systemd only provides limited variable support - you can use them for
> >> arguments but not the executables.
> > 
> > Not even the path to the executables ? ie $FOO/bar
> No, and there are some good reasons for that.
> And if anybody really needs to change that after installation, he may
> copy the unit files from /lib/systemd/system to /etc/systemd/system and
> edit them.
> Other way would be to use generators to dynamically build the units, but
> I really don't thing there is a good reason for having the paths
> dynamic.

Would it be preferable to have the Xen build system produce foo.service
from foo.service.in doing the variable substitution at build time?


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