Re: enable/disable flags in /etc/default
On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 12:37:25PM +0000, Simon McVittie wrote [edited]:
> (Cross-posting to d-d-games for discussion of the Quake III-based games)
> On Tue, 01 Mar 2011 at 15:20:52 -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > Speaking as someone who has a few of the DONT_NOT_DISABLE_SERVICE
> > variables in some of my packages
> Speaking as another implementor of similar variables: I added them in
> openarena-server, quake3-server and tremulous-server (game dedicated servers),
> with the servers disabled by default, for these reasons:
Another reason for having a service disabled by default is security, eg.
beanstalkd as of now is meant for use in trusted networks (no authentication).
Every great idea is worthless without someone to do the work. --Neil Williams