Re: Bug#1859: Start/stop scripts do not work when not invoked by init
Ian Jackson writes:
> > Heh :) Remember we're being nice to each other now Ian :)
> I didn't mean I didn't like his patch. I'm sure it does the right
> thing as far as it goes. It's just that /etc/init.d/functions is
> obsolete, and should be replaced with an empty file so that people
> stop thinking it's useful :-).
> It shouldn't be removed until all the packages that source it have
> been updated not to do so, or they'll all fall over. (None of them
> actually *use* any of the functions in it.)
Yeah I agree with you, was just trying to find some humour in a not
very amusing day. I'm onto my 3rd day of trying to upload a package,
my net link is pathetic at the moment :(
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