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startpar - run processes in parallel and multiplex their output

Used by the sysv-rc boot system executor to run init.d scripts in parallel while making sure the script output is not completely messed up.
0.61
Debian iconDebian 10.0
0.59
Debian iconDebian 9.0
DistributionVersionSincePackageInstalledPackager
Debian iconDebian 10.0 buster/maindeb0.61-12019-01-1220.2 kiB59 kiB
Debian iconDebian 9.0 stretch/maindeb0.59-3.12017-11-1021.9 kiB70 kiB

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startpar(8)

startpar - start runlevel scripts in parallel

startpar-upstart-inject(8)

startpar-upstart-inject - notify startpar of started/stopped upstart jobs

Latest updates

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Debian experimental experimental/main: Version 0.63~beta-1 removed

2019-07-12
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Debian experimental experimental/main: Updated from 0.62-1 to 0.63~beta-1

2019-06-17
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Debian experimental experimental/main: Version 0.62-1 introduced

2019-04-10
  • New upstream release (Closes: #924117)
  • Drop patches, applied upstream:
    • 81_timeout.patch
    • 99-fix-spelling-error.patch
  • Remove `30_testsuite_insserv.patch' -- we can assume, that `/sbin/insserv' exists.
  • Re-export upstream signing key without extra signatures.
  • Use secure URI in Homepage field.
  • Use `startpar.maintscript' instead of manual calls to
    `dpkg-maintscript-helper'.
  • Bump standards version to 4.3.0
  • Install startpar(8) into /sbin (Closes: #926544)
  • Simplify `debian/rules'.
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Debian 10.0 buster/main: Updated from 0.59-4 to 0.61-1

2019-01-12
  • Upload to unstable
  • New upstream release
  • Update upstream signing key
  • Remove obsolete conffile (Closes: #768939)
  • Fix FTBFS with glibc-2.28 (Closes: #915962)
  • Remove obsolete XS-Testsuite field from `debian/control'
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Debian 10.0 buster/main: Updated from 0.59-3.2 to 0.59-4

2017-11-20
  • Acknowledge NMUs.
  • In test suite, look for insserv in /usr/lib/insserv/insserv too (Closes: #830557). Patch from Jon Boden and Ubuntu.
  • Avoid running test suite twice during build and do not run tests when DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS contains nocheck (Closes: #794138). Patch from Helmut Grohne.
  • Comment out description from the startpar upstart job, to disable plymouth-upstart-bridge boot messages with "Starting/Stopping startpar bridge" for every upstart job (Closes: #747189). Patch from Dimitri John Ledkov and Ubuntu.
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Debian 10.0 buster/main: Updated from 0.59-3.1 to 0.59-3.2

2017-11-12
Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo
  • Non-maintainer upload.
  • Update (remove) all Uploaders except Petter Reinholdtsen, according to this changelog they never actually contributed to this package, the same was done with sysvinit (the lead among the group of packages, see #834283 and #811377), and the package is RFAed. The people removed are:
    • Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
    • Kel Modderman
    • Roger Leigh (Closes: #869350)
    • Thomas Goirand
    Helmut Grohne
    • Fix FTCBFS. (Closes: #794138, #816186)
      • Pass host arch CC to Makefile.
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Debian 10.0 buster/main: Version 0.59-3.1 introduced

2017-11-10
  • Non-maintainer upload.
Jon Boden
  • Add insserv to Build-Depends. (Closes: #830549)
Christian Hofstaedtler
  • Replace obsolete hardening-wrapper with buildflags.mk.
    (Closes: #831605)
Michael Biebl
  • Demote priority to optional.
  • Mark startpar as Multi-Arch: foreign. (Closes: #804503)
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Debian 9.0 stretch/main: Version 0.59-3.1 introduced

2017-11-10
  • Non-maintainer upload.
Jon Boden
  • Add insserv to Build-Depends. (Closes: #830549)
Christian Hofstaedtler
  • Replace obsolete hardening-wrapper with buildflags.mk.
    (Closes: #831605)
Michael Biebl
  • Demote priority to optional.
  • Mark startpar as Multi-Arch: foreign. (Closes: #804503)
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