Public bug reported:

The service command man page states that OPTIONS are passed unmodified to the 
init script.
Since the introduction of systemd, service uses a call to systemctl for all 
basic commands and only uses sysvinit for custom commands. Since systemctl does 
not allow arguments to be passed to the init script, the man page wrongfully 
states that arguments are also passed when using basic commands (start, stop, 

Man page should be corrected to reflect this behavior or the service
command should be modified so it will call sysvinit when arguments are

** Affects: ubuntu
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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  Man page for service is inaccurate since systemd introduction

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