[alsa-devel] [PATCHES] Integrate minimal systemd support in alsa-utils

Kay Sievers kay.sievers at vrfy.org
Fri Nov 26 12:50:00 CET 2010

On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 09:36, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> At Tue, 23 Nov 2010 18:05:00 +0100,
> Kay Sievers wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 07:16, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
>> > The second patch looks good to me.  It doesn't break, at least.
>> > I'm going to apply it unless anyone else has specific objection.
>> Now that both is merged, mind putting that in openSUSE Factory?
>> We need to enable systemd services with:
>>   --with-systemdsystemunitdir=/lib/systemd/system
>> list the files/dirs in:
>>   /lib/systemd/system/*.service
>>   /lib/udev/rules.d/*.rules
>> Drop the current custom udev rule:
>>   /etc/udev/rules.d/40-alsa.rules
>> and use only the systemd one in /lib/udev/. It should work also for
>> non-systemd setups.
>> All the naming rules for the snd/ subdir can be removed on all recent
>> systems, only the GROUP="audio" is needed.
>> No rules files should be installed in /etc, all files from packages
>> belong into /lib.
> Now I fixed all these on OBS multimedia:libs project.
> The only question is the below one:
>> The old SYSV init script:
>>   /etc/init.d/alsasound
>> should be linked to:
>>   /lib/systemd/system/alsasound.service -> alsa-restore.service
>> so that the init script will not be executed on systemd bootups.
> Do you mean to create a symlink
>  /lib/systemd/system/alsasound.service -> alsa-restore.service

Yes, so:
  systemctl start alsasound.service
works, and the old init script is not started anymore by the SVSV compat code.

> corresponding to /etc/init.d/alsasound, while keeping
> /etc/init.d/alsasound as is?

Yes, for non-systemd boots.

> If so, this will also belong to alsa-utils.rpm, I suppose.  Otherwise
> we'll get a circular dependency.

Sure, it does not matter as long as the link is there. :)

Thanks a lot,

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