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Re: Policy proposal: 'local-foo' for system-specific init.d files

on Sun, Mar 31, 2002, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh (hmh@debian.org) wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Mar 2002, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > This question (where do I put local init.d scripts) comes up enough that
> > a policy ought IMVAO be set for it.
> Hmm... well, ALL we need in policy is to define that no Debian packages
> should ever use an initscript ID prefixed by local.

That's the short version of the proposal.  Yes.

> Is there reason for more? policy is not a user's guide, after all.

Well, documenting this behavior elsewhere, say, the init manpage, would
be useful.


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