[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #10236: Systemd Mythbackend startup does not check for existing process

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 16:04:01 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 10:00 AM, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
> On 01/03/2012 11:55 PM, Robert McNamara wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 8:47 PM, R. G. Newbury<newbury at mandamus.org>  wrote:
>>> Re packaging: There is now a /usr/local/bin/pre-start.sh script and a
>>> /lib/systemd/system/mythbackend.service script which were installed as
>>> part of a 'configure/make/make install' cycle of a recent git master. I
>>> did not separately install those scripts on Fedora 16.
>> There are no such files in any of MythTV's repositories.  Wherever these
>> came from for you, it wasn't our code.
>> Robert
> I stand corrected.
> I can now only assume that those scripts are part of a standard Fedora
> 16 install and are provided by Fedora/RedHat.
> Is it true then, that in the past, the /etc/rc.d/init.d/mythbackend
> script on a Fedora 14 install (for example) did NOT come from the Mythtv
> repos?

Yes, at least for RPM Fusion, the sysv init script (and as of Fedora
16, the systemd service file) are provided by the package, not from


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