[arch-general] Missing rc-local.service

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Wed May 9 07:03:46 UTC 2018

On 05/09/18 at 02:17am, Marek Howard via arch-general wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to use /etc/rc.local and noticed, that there's something
> called systemd-rc-local-generator which should somehow pull in
> rc-local.service on boot, according to its man page. But on my
> ArchLinux, the service file isn't there, and neither does /etc/rc.local
> run on boot.

When we migrated to systemd we basically stopped promoting (or even
supporting) rc.local. The alternative is to write a systemd unit which
have a lot of benefits. (finer grained control, etc.) 

> Is the systemd in ArchLinux packaged correctly?

Well it might be an upstream bug, since the man page is installed but
the binary.

Jelle van der Waa
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