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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 :(


Dehydration - 34%, Recollection of previous evening - 2%, embarrassment
factor - 91%.  Advise repair schedule:- off line for 36 hours, re-boot
startup disk, and replace head - wow, what a night!
                -- Kryten in Red Dwarf `The Last Day'

Andrew Howell				               andrew@it.com.au 
Perth, Western Australia		      howellaa@cs.curtin.edu.au 

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