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How to properly handle rcX.d symlinks - you don't! (was: Release update)

On Wed, 31 Mar 2004 08:29:55 +0200, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von
Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> wrote:
>Better use /etc/rcX.d symlinks properly, and for this, proper support of 
>tri-state rcX.d directories would help (S symlink, K symlink, no symlink, 
>meaning 'start service on runlevel', 'stop service in runlevel', and 
>'manual opreation, don't touch').

Of course, it is verboten to directly mess with the /etc/rcX.d
symlinks, as this is to be taken as a black box that can be replaced.
For example, by file.rc which has a much more intuitive interface.

The maintainer and init script interface to the run levels is
update-rc.d and invoke-rc.d.


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