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Re: [Xen-devel] [Xen-users] [TestDay] minor bug + possible configuration bug 4.5rc4 archlinux

On Tue, 2015-01-13 at 15:11 +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-users] [TestDay] minor bug + possible 
> configuration bug 4.5rc4 archlinux"):
> > On Tue, 2015-01-13 at 09:45 +0100, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > > I dont think we can do anything about this systemd brain damage. Either
> > > it gets its Where= from such line within the file, or it gets its Where=
> > > from the filename. In which case it has to stop looking at a Where=
> > > line.
> > 
> > We either need to make XEN_LIB_STORED be hardcoded to /var/lib/xenstored
> > (i.e. ignoring localstatedir) or we need to make the systemd units
> > reflect the --localstatedir the user provided or we need to remove
> > --localstatedir as a user selectable option.
> > 
> > (the first is probably easiest, the second is probably more correct and
> > the third seems like overkill to me)
> The first and third are imposing systemd-originated brokenness on
> non-systemd users and are therefore not really acceptable.

Given that I think my preference would be for my second option.

> There is a fourth option: we arrange that if the user specifies
> --localstatedir it still breaks with systemd, but perhaps that they
> get an error message earlier.  That confines the systemd breakage to
> systemd users.

Or Five: hardcode /var/lib/xenstored for systemd only (i.e. ignore


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