Re: X and runlevels
>>>>> "EB" == Ethan Benson <email@example.com> writes:
EB> it leaves the decision where it belongs with me.
Yeah. I think you're right about this. I just got a little confused
with my gpm problems, I guess.
EB> if that is true (and your only removing SOME of the symlinks
EB> not ALL of them)
In fact, now when I think about it, I realise that I used update-rc.d
to get rid of 'em. Sorry, I didn't know about that "feature" of
update-rc.d. In fact, I think it could be argued that the postinst
shouldn't recreate the links if the package was already installed. I
mean, if they have been removed, it must be for a reason, right?
But maybe a postinst script can't detect whether the package was
already installed in a clean way? I don't know...
EB> also you mean that the symlinks are recreated, not just gpm
EB> being restarted right?
I get both; and THIS is really annoying. It shouldn't be restarted if
it wasn't running already.
EB> there was a bit of discussion on fixing this but i don't know
EB> if its being worked on actively or not.
I hope it is. It's definitely a bug.
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