[vdr] Please share your systemd (Upstart) service file

Ludwig Nussel ludwig.nussel at suse.de
Wed Jun 27 13:16:25 CEST 2012

Paul Menzel wrote:
> [...]
> and the one shipped by openSUSE [2].
>          [Unit]
>          Descritpion=VDR
>          After=lirc.service
>          [Service]
>          Type=once
>          ExecStart=/usr/local/bin/runvdr
>          TimeoutSec=0

The reference to /usr/local makes it pretty obvious that this isn't part
of any distro.
> As the comments in the VDR-Portal thread [2] suggest, it would be great
> to do without any shell/Bash script and more or less execute plain VDR
> and let systemd do everything else.

Yes. Not only for better systemd integration but in general it would be
better if vdr could work without requiring any external scripting or


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