On Mon, 22 Oct 2012, Petr Viktorin wrote:
ipapython.platform.systemd.SystemdService.is_installed(). What is it
supposed to do?
Is it checking if the package is installed, or if IPΑ's instance of
the service is configured and ready to use?
There's no documentation and from the implementation it's not clear
either. Since people will hopefully want to port the platform code,
it would be good to document this.
Also, I think the current implementation is wrong, but I can't know
is_installed() supposed to handle system-specific details of software
availability. We wanted to avoid embedding package manager-specific
knowledge which might not be possible to use during upgrades (to avoid
potential lock ups on parallel access to the same database in some
So, for httpd it is correctly reporting that the service is installed.
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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