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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 38/46] Move xenconsoled to libexec

On Tue, Sep 23, Ian Campbell wrote:

> On Mon, 2014-09-22 at 15:00 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > xenconsoled is started by runlevel scripts, its not supposed to be
> > called by admin.  So move it out of the way into LIBEXEC_BIN.
> It's pretty normal/conventional for daemons to be in $sbin, I think.
> I think the point is that although daemons might normally be started by
> an initscript it is also allowable (and occasionally useful) to start
> them by hand or via other means. In contrast to something like the
> libxl-save-helper which is something which does belong in libexec.
> I'd be reluctant to change this without a reference to something like
> the FHS to back up why it should be in libexec.

Is it possible to restart the daemons which I move to libexec? I think
at least xenstored can not be restarted. So it does not make much sense
to have it in $sbin, because its a run once thing.


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