Re: It's Huntin' Season
On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 09:40:17AM +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 08:41:25AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 08:38:02PM +0000, Malcolm Parsons wrote:
> > > "From policy section 10.3.2:
> > >
> > > The /etc/init.d scripts should be treated as configuration files,
> > 10.3.2 doesn't say you must give the administrator some way to configure
> > the script. It says the script must be handled like any other configuration
> > file -- either it's a conffile, or it's handled by the package scripts.
> > Simple as that.
> Ah, but it doesn't say "must", it says "should".
That may be a mistake in policy then because in practice it is a must.
Policy defines should as being something that usually makes the package
buggy if it doesn't do it. ie libc6 is buggy in this case.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>