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CD Rasmussen writes ("Bug#1499: "):
> Package: sysvinit
> Version: 2.56-6
> Problem Description:
>    When I try to run "/etc/init.d/xdm stop" I get a usage statement.
>    This is when xdm is already running.
>    Most of the init.d scripts source the init.d/functions file which
>    would normally be no problem but the first thing in the file is
>    code to set the RUNLEVEL variables by using the set command.  This
>    swallows any command line arguments for the script.

Why does /etc/init.d/xdm need init.d/functions ?  If it really does
there is almost certainly something wrong with it.  The xdm script
should be changed not to use init.d/functions.

See my earlier comments about another package having problems with

Can't we retire this thing ?


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