Small bug in riak/riak-cs debian init script

Luke Bakken lbakken at
Fri Sep 26 10:21:45 EDT 2014

Thanks for the report Anton, I've created the following issue:
Luke Bakken
Engineer / CSE
lbakken at

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 4:51 AM, Anton Khalikov <anton at> wrote:
> Hello Basho guys
> I think we have found a small bug in riak/riak-cs debian init scripts
> (/etc/init.d/riak{,-cs}). When used in CRON, ie for restarting riak process
> on a schedule, init scripts fail because they don't set PATH variable to
> recommended value. Without setting proper PATH, init script is unable to
> find start-stop-daemon.
> Recommended value for PATH for debian init scripts can be found in
> /etc/init.d/ssh and many other debian init scripts and looks like:
> export PATH="${PATH:+$PATH:}/usr/sbin:/sbin"
> or
> PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin
> --
> Best regards
> Anton Khalikov
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