Re: Enabling/disabling/floating services in runlevels
In article <[🔎] firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Patrice Fortier <Patrice.Fortier@u-bordeaux3.fr> wrote:
>Le ven 09/04/2004 à 21:35, J.D. Hood a écrit :
>> --- Patrice Fortier <Patrice.Fortier@u-bordeaux3.fr> wrote:
>> > Which is wrong, as it _is_ configured.
>> No it isn't, because a total absence of symlinks is not a valid
>Of course it is a valid config.
>Just tell me where there is written, on generic sysV doc (ie: not on
>debian doc, or the update-rc.d doc), about init/rc?.d that this is not a
>valid (forbidden) configuration?
>I agree that it is not a valid config for update-rc.d (and only for
>_this one_), and I'm saying that it is a bug as it is a valid config
>for _everybody else_.
>> A total absence of symlinks isn't left alone on upgrade because
>> update-rc.d interprets this as the unconfigured state. This is
>> by design.
>I understand that, but where does this interpretation comes from?
I am the maintainer of sysvinit, and I Say So.
The real reason, ofcourse, is that this horse has been beaten
to death six times over already. The poor animal.