Re: updating of /etc/rc?.d
> if you leave at least one symlink in at least one runlevel, even if
> its a K link in runlevel 0 or 6 update-rc.d will refuse to add any new
> links. policy requires the use of update-rc.d so packages can't add
> any links so long as you leave at least one. if you find a package
> that does otherwise thats a bug.
I've thought for a while that perhaps update-rc.d should have a
--persistant option that would do the same thing as "remove" AND add a K
symlink in /etc/rc9.d/ -- a valid but unused runlevel -- so that users
could permanently disable things in one swift commandline.