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Re: Bug#225465: debian-policy: packages must give choice to not start at boot, via debconf

I wrote:
> . /etc/default/package # this contains "RUN_package_AT_BOOT"
> test -z "$RUN_package_AT_BOOT" && echo $0 | grep -q '^S' && exit 0

David Z Maze writes:
> This sort of thing is still a terrible idea; as has been noted earlier,
> if you answer "don't start at boot" to the debconf question, it makes it
> impossible to run '/etc/init.d/package start' afterwards (since then the
> init.d script sees /etc/default/package says to never start).

That is exactly what it _doesn't_ do (It needs basename, though).
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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