[arch-general] Qingy on systemd

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Thu Nov 8 16:00:57 EST 2012

On 11/08/2012 01:13 PM, Curtis Shimamoto wrote:
> On 11/08/12 at 11:42am, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
>> Just curious (if you know):  what should the service file look like
>> for it to work properly when you issue the systemctl enable command?
>> Should it be:  Alias=getty.target.wants/qingy@%I.service ?
>> Thanks,
>> DR
> Honestly, I am not sure if that is proper, but I see no reason why it
> should not work.  Give it a whirl and see what happens.  The worst that
> could come of it is that you change it back.  I think in this case, %i
> would also work, as the only difference between %I and %i is being
> escaped and not being escaped (respectively).  There appears to be
> nothing in the systemd.unit man page to indicate that these special
> substitutions are not universal throughout the unit file.
> Hope it works!

Looks like it doesn't:

[darose at daroselin ~]$ sudo systemctl enable qingy at tty6
ln -s '/usr/lib/systemd/system/qingy at .service' 


Sucks that this doesn't work as advertised.  It should be a no-brainer 
to be able to set up qingy on tty6.



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