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Re: removing in postrm rc*.d symlinks that I did not create


On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 04:33:49PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> A technique that I've used in packages with this issue is to install the
> rc*.d symlinks by default, but also have the init script check a file in
> /etc/default to see whether or not to actually start at boot.  If you
> install a default /etc/default file that says not to start, you accomplish
> the same thing, don't have this problem, and make it just as easy for
> users to enable the package.

Thanks for your suggestion.
I already thought about it, but I fnind it quite confusing when I cannot 
run /etc/init.d/foobar by hand as soon as it is not enabled on startup.



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