Bug#1820: snmp postinst backgrounds start-stop-daemon ?
The snmp package installs a file in /etc/init.d, which runs
start-stop-daemon --start --verbose --oknodo --exec /usr/sbin/snmpd &
Ie, in the background. This resulted in a confusing message about
starting snmpd during the installation of the next package.
Can snmpd not be persuaded to background itself, like most daemons,
and so avoid requiring start-stop-daemon to be be invoked in the