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 ?