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Re: enabling/disabling daemons

On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 06:29:09PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> Yep.  man invoke-rc.d.  dh_installinit now uses it by default if it exists,
> I believe.

Yes, that's the one I remember reading about.  I probably already have
it installed on my sid systems, since it seems to be in sysvinit now.

> > /etc/default/rc.conf defines the default state of installed daemon
> > (whether they should be run or not) and /etc/rc.conf overrides this with
> > lines like: 
> > sendmail_enable=NO
> We do provide that option, namely file-rc.  The best of both worlds.

file-rc doesn't prevent the problem of disabled daemons being started by
the package upgrade process, does it?  It doesn't seem like it contains
any data other than what's already represented in the /etc/rc?.d
directories.  But I do admit to some level of ignorance about it.


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