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systemd-service-file-wraps-init-script

The listed service file simply uses ths existing SysV init script via ExecStart, ExecStop, etc.

The main logic of more complex init scripts should be moved into helper scripts which can be used directly from both the .service file and the init script. This will also make the init scripts more readable and easier to support other alternatives. Note that as /etc/init.d/* files are conffiles, such updates are not guaranteed to reach users.

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.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 8ab6976. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check systemd.

Visibility: warning

The following 55 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 186 times (in any Lintian version).

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