metainit - Generates init scripts

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name metainit
Package version 0.0.5
Package release
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 116 B
Download size 12.28 KB
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Metainit solves the problem of writing good init scripts.
Instead of manually creating these important files, they are
derived from a declaritive description in the metainit files
in /etc/metainit. These files can be shipped with packages
or created by the local administrator.


Package Version Architecture Repository
metainit_0.0.5_all.deb 0.0.5 all Ubuntu Universe
metainit - - -


Name Value
perl >= 5.6.0-16


Type URL
Binary Package metainit_0.0.5_all.deb
Source Package metainit

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install metainit deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install metainit




2008-03-05 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.5) unstable; urgency=low
* Exec now "sees" all arguments (Closes: #468051)
2007-10-24 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.4) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* add XS-Vcs-Browser header
2007-07-30 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.3) unstable; urgency=low
* manpage with confusing names (Closes: #435149)
* Manpage refers to a non existing document (Closes: #435148)
2007-06-23 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable, to be able to convert the first package
2007-06-19 - Joachim Breitner <>
metainit (0.0.1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* Initial release for testing, not yet for the archive.

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