debian/ubuntu init script

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Wed Sep 14 11:42:10 CEST 2011

On Sat, Sep 03, 2011 at 12:37:55PM +0100, Alex Bligh wrote:
> --On 18 August 2011 13:44:52 +0100 Alex Bligh <alex at> wrote:
>> --On 18 August 2011 11:48:25 +0200 Ondrej Zajicek
>> <santiago at> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 08:43:05AM +0100, Alex Bligh wrote:
>>>> Can I recommend you introduce something like the following patch
>>>> (taken straight from the ubuntu skeleton file), which will source
>>>> /etc/default/bird if it is present. This will remove the need
>>>> for me to fiddle with my /etc/init.d/bird file.
>>> Fixed.
>> Thanks. If you could do bird6 too, that would be fantastic.
> I can't find where in the repo these are, but it doesn't
> seem to have made it to debian unless I am being dumb - here's
> a direct patch if that helps

Probably the packages just weren't updated. Now, both the official Debian sid
and our Squeeze backports packages have that (for both bird and bird6):

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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