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

On Sun, Mar 31, 2002 at 10:39:21PM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> On 01-Apr-2002 Henrique de Moraes Holschuh 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.
> > 
> > Is there reason for more? policy is not a user's guide, after all.
> > 
> the key is to both ensure this behaviour works in Debian (perhaps via policy)
> and have this documented clearly and conspicuously in as many places as
> possible.  The question pops up every 3 weeks or so on the debian-user list.

Actually, this question is answered by FAQ which is hard to find.


Problem with FAQ is it is old.  (Potato release days contents)

Policy to prefixed scripts is nice.  FAQ needs to be updated if so.

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