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Re: chkconfig packages for testing (will ITP soon)



update-rc.d - install  and  remove  System-V  style init script links

man update-rc.d

On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 01:21:37AM -0400, Brent Verner wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>   While reading over the FHS, I noticed a recommendation for a
> chkconfig-like program to maintain the runlevel symlinks into
> the init.d directory, so I went about seeing what it would take
> to package redhat's chkconfig. The newest version of chkconfig
> worked out-of-the-box with the debian /etc/init.d layout, so I've
> made a deb of it all. I've also hacked a perl script to add the
> necessary chkconfig lines to each init.d script (chkconfig-convert).
> Use this script _only_ after you've made a copy of your /etc/init.d
> directory. The script has been run on 6 machines with nothing but
> great results, but you should be careful. Any feedback on this 
> would be appreciated.
> 
> The package is named 'chkconfig'
> The apt sources are:
>   deb http://mutt.rcfile.org/~brent/progeny newton main 
>   deb-src http://mutt.rcfile.org/~brent/progeny newton main
> 
> note that the build depends for the source package is not correct, so
> you may have to install a couple of -dev packages to complete the build.
> 
> cheers.
>   Brent
> 
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