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maintainer-script-calls-start-stop-daemon

The maintainer script seems to call start-stop-daemon directly. Long-running daemons should be started and stopped via init scripts using invoke-rc.d rather than directly in maintainer scripts.

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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

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Visibility: warning

Renamed from:
  • maintainer-script-should-not-use-start-stop-daemon

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