[ejabberd] Improvements in ejabberd start script - this proposal needs review

Badlop badlop at gmail.com
Sat Aug 25 02:21:18 MSD 2007


2007/8/21, Jeffrey C. Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us>:
> On Tue, 2007-08-21 at 17:11 +0200, Badlop wrote:
> > ejabberd does not include an start script. Instead, some minimal
> > instructions are available in the ejabberd Guide and in the examples/
> > directory.
> > For that reason, packagers for *nix distributions had to write their
> > own custom start scripts. The Windows installers are not affected,
> > because they include start and stop shortcuts.
>
> For reference, here are the ejabberd init script and ejabberdctl wrapper
> script included with Fedora 7.

Thanks for those examples.

Both those scripts and the Debian ones start the Erlang virtual
machine with a non-privileged user. I add this feature request to the
ejabberd generic start script.


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