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Wsystemd-service-file-refers-to-unusual-wantedby-target

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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.234. That is the most recent version we know about.

The specified systemd service file declares an unusual WantedBy= relationship.

Most services that want to be started automatically at boot should use WantedBy=multi-user.target or WantedBy=graphical.target. Services that want to be started in rescue or single-user mode should instead use WantedBy=sysinit.target

Refer to https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/pkg-systemd/rcSMigration for details.

Visibility: warning

Check: systemd

The following 52 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 97 times.

We found 37 overrides. The tag performed 62% of the time.